Jennifer Lawrence to star in A24’s new indie drama

Jennifer Lawrence’s acting hiatus is coming to an end. She has signed on for an A24 drama, directed by in-demand theater director Lila Neugebauer. Collider has details on the project: Written by first-time screenwriter Elizabeth Sanders, the new film will find Lawrence playing a U.S. solider who suffers a traumatic brain injury in Afghanistan and struggles to recover back home. Oscar winner Scott Rudin and Eli Bush are producing alongside Lawrence … Continue reading Jennifer Lawrence to star in A24’s new indie drama

Watch: Final ‘Dark Phoenix’ trailer starring Jennifer Lawrence

The final trailer for the latest X-Men movie, Dark Phoenix, is here. Jean Grey’s transformation is a very popular story line from the comics and we’ve seen various versions of it. As already included in the trailers, we know that Mystique/Raven is heading to her death, which makes this the last X-Men movie for Jennifer Lawrence. What do you think of the trailer? Dark Phoenix releases on … Continue reading Watch: Final ‘Dark Phoenix’ trailer starring Jennifer Lawrence

Mahershala Ali named one of TIME’s 100 most influential people of 2019

Mockingjay: Part 1& 2 actor Mahershala Ali is named among TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2019. Ali’s profile is written by actress Octavia Spencer. An excerpt follows below: Mahershala Ali has been captivating audiences for years, so the fact that he’s recently been lauded with the highest honors our industry bestows is not surprising. I’ve had the opportunity to work with him twice: once as … Continue reading Mahershala Ali named one of TIME’s 100 most influential people of 2019

‘The Hunger Games’ Exhibition is heading to Las Vegas

The latest destination of The Hunger Games Exhibition is MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The exhibition will open May 1. “We are excited to be able to bring the stories of Katniss, The Capitol and District 13 to life in Las Vegas for fans through immersive sets, costumes and interactive experiences,” says Jenefer Brown, Lionsgate senior vp global live and location based entertainment. “The Hunger Games: … Continue reading ‘The Hunger Games’ Exhibition is heading to Las Vegas

Happy 7th Anniversary to ‘The Hunger Games’ movie!

The first installment in The Hunger Games movies came out on March 23, 2012. On the opening weekend, it had the third highest-gross in North America, and the franchise went on to be the eighth highest-grossing of all time. Here’s a round-up of what the cast of the first movie has been up to! We will see Jennifer Lawrence later this year when she reprises her role … Continue reading Happy 7th Anniversary to ‘The Hunger Games’ movie!

Watch: Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique in new ‘Dark Phoenix’ trailer

20th Century Fox has released a new trailer for the upcoming X-Men movie, Dark Phoenix. Jennifer Lawrence reprises her role of Raven/Mystique, with Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner returning as Jean Grey, the titular Dark Phoenix. In DARK PHOENIX, the X-MEN face their most formidable and powerful foe: one of their own, Jean Grey. During a rescue mission in space, Jean is nearly killed when she is hit by a mysterious … Continue reading Watch: Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique in new ‘Dark Phoenix’ trailer

Suzanne Collins talks ‘The Hunger Games’ books, Katniss’s family, Peeta and Gale, and lots more

The Hunger Games fandom knows it’s not every day we hear from Suzanne Collins, and so every interview, every appearance is a day to cherish. As it is the tenth anniversary year of The Hunger Games‘s first publication, here is one such day: the author sat down with publisher David Levithan for New York Times to talk about the books and the movies. The interview is an … Continue reading Suzanne Collins talks ‘The Hunger Games’ books, Katniss’s family, Peeta and Gale, and lots more

Authors talk The Hunger Games and Katniss Everdeen’s impact on YA literature

In an essay on the tenth anniversary year of The Hunger Games, YA author Sabaa Tahir (An Ember in the Ashes) discusses her hero, Katniss Everdeen, and the altered YA landscape in the wake of the series’s success. Along with Tahir, Dhonielle Clayton (The Belles) and Leigh Bardugo (Six of Crows), too, contributed to what made Katniss and the books a phenomenon. Read excerpts from the essay … Continue reading Authors talk The Hunger Games and Katniss Everdeen’s impact on YA literature

Amandla Stenberg is TIME’s Next Generation Leader

TIME Magazine’s October cover story focuses on next generation leaders, including rising activists, artists and athletes. The Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg is one of the featured. The story discusses Amandla’s projects, including the YA adaptation, The Hate U Give, in theaters this Friday, and her popular activism which can be traced back to the 2015 video, “Don’t Cash My Cornrows.” Although Stenberg got her start in films … Continue reading Amandla Stenberg is TIME’s Next Generation Leader

Watch: Josh Hutcherson’s music video directorial debut ‘High & Low’

The Hunger Games actor Josh Hutcherson has made his directorial debut with a music video for ‘High & Low’ – a new single by West Coast Massive and Brayton Bowman. Talking to Variety, Josh says: “As an actor you’re limited to only what you can do with your face and body…but as a director you can explore that creativity more. Being able to control all of … Continue reading Watch: Josh Hutcherson’s music video directorial debut ‘High & Low’