Katniss Everdeen is a complicated character. Tough on the outside and emotionally numb, she manages to get through her day on by not letting anything get to her–positive or negative. But, being chosen for the Hunger Games takes Katniss to a whole new level of horror, brutality, pain, and objectification. Who is Katniss Everdeen, and does Jennifer Lawrence have the chops bring Suzanne Collins’ dystopian Artemis to life?
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Peeta Mellark is the sad-eyed boy with the good soul who saved Katniss’s life once in District 12 and is ready to do it again and again in the Hunger Games. But how far will Katniss go in taking advantage of Peeta’s devotion to her? How far will Peeta be willing to go? How long will his gentle soul last in the brutal world of the Hunger Games?
The folks at Lionsgate have been controlling the images and intel that comes out of The Hunger Games movie set as if they really were officials from the Capitol of Panem, but even they have to recognize the fans are starving so they’ve begun tossing us a few visual crumbs to munch on. Now, in addition to the animated movie poster that was the first “image” to be released, we have some official still shots of the principles in costume, and here they all are!
Fans of Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games trilogy weren’t so sure director Gary Ross got it right when he cast Jennifer Lawrence as the books’ surly heroine, Katniss Everdeen. Now we can stop speculating about how Lawrence will look as Katniss and make up our own minds about Ross’s casting decision. Here she is!