In 2012, Jennifer Lawrence was already a star on the rise because of her Oscar-nominated flip in Winter’s Bone and her starring function as Mystique in X-Males: First Class. Nonetheless, Lawrence’s profession reached even higher heights when she was forged as Katniss Everdeen within the adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ The Starvation Video games. Lawrence reprised her function for 3 sequels, which tailored the remaining two novels in Collins’ trilogy. These movies not solely firmly established Lawrence as a field workplace draw, additionally they made her an icon within the Younger Grownup movie style.
Lawrence has since moved on from the franchise, and she or he earned an Oscar for Finest Actress for her starring flip in Silver Linings Playbook. However regardless of leaving Katniss behind eight years in the past, there’s nonetheless curiosity in seeing Lawrence revisit one among her most well-known roles. Whereas selling her newest movie, No Exhausting Emotions, the query of a possible Starvation Video games return was immediately posed to Lawrence. And she or he gave a reasonably definitive reply about her emotions for the character that helped make her a celebrity.
Throughout a latest interview with Selection, Lawrence was requested if she can be prepared to reprise her function as Katniss sooner or later. And her response was emphatically constructive.
“Oh, my God – completely!” exclaimed Lawrence. “If Katniss ever may ever come again into my life, one hundred pc.” She additionally added that her “producing associate simply clutched her coronary heart [off camera].”
There’s not a Starvation Video games sequel past the third novel, Mockingjay, which was tailored as two films. Whereas Collins has written a fourth novel, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, it serves as a prequel to The Starvation Video games trilogy.
Regardless of main the insurgent districts to victory over President Snow, Katniss was traumatized by her ordeal. After narrowly escaping prosecution for assassinating the power-hungry President Coin, Katniss retreated to District 12 and retired to dwell a quiet life alongside Peeta, whom she later married. Within the a long time that adopted, Katniss and Peeta had two kids, however she remained haunted by the issues she did through the Starvation Video games and the rebel.
The upcoming movie adaptation takes place a long time earlier than the primary Starvation Video games film. It follows a younger Coriolanus “Coryo” Snow (Tom Blyth) as he mentors a younger lady from District 12, Lucy Grey Baird (Rachel Zegler), for the tenth annual Starvation Video games. Snow’s alliance with Lucy may also pave the best way for his eventual rise to energy because the President of Panem.
Lionsgate will launch The Starvation Video games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes in theaters on Friday, November 17.