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

Happy birthday, Jennifer Lawrence!

Today, August 15, is the birthday of actress Jennifer Lawrence, who we celebrate as Katniss Everdeen. Jennifer turns 28 today. Jennifer has won Academy, Golden Globe, BAFTA and several other major awards, for her performance over the years. While The Hunger Games movies have come to a close, we recently saw her in mother! and Red Sparrow. She will reprise her role of Raven/Mystique in the upcoming X-Men: Dark Phoenix. All of us … Continue reading Happy birthday, Jennifer Lawrence!

Happy birthday, Katniss Everdeen!

Today, May 8th, is the birthday of the Mockingjay – Katniss Everdeen! I kept telling myself if I could only hold out until May, just May 8th, I would turn twelve and be able to sign up for the tesserae… Katniss, hailing from District 12, made her first appearance in front of Panem as a Tribute in the 74th Annual Hunger Games, and went on to … Continue reading Happy birthday, Katniss Everdeen!

Happy 6th anniversary to ‘The Hunger Games’ movie!

Six years ago today, March 23, the movie adaptation of The Hunger Games hit the theaters. At the time of its release, the film’s opening weekend gross was the third-highest in North America. Here’s a throwback video of director Gary Ross at the midnight screening of the movie.   Do you remember when you first saw The Hunger Games? Continue reading Happy 6th anniversary to ‘The Hunger Games’ movie!

Video: Jennifer Lawrence reveals the memento she kept from ‘The Hunger Games’

In a video interview with BBC Radio 1, Jennifer Lawrence talks about movies and her work. She’s also asked about the best memento she’s kept from her movie roles, and of course, Katniss’s bow makes the cut. Watch an excerpt from the video below: "Did you guys know I was in The Hunger Games?" 🏹😂 Jennifer Lawrence tells @AliPlumb about the best memento she's kept from … Continue reading Video: Jennifer Lawrence reveals the memento she kept from ‘The Hunger Games’

Gary Ross credits ‘The Hunger Games’ for inspiration behind ‘Ocean’s 8’

If you’re living under a rock – the all-female heist movie, Ocean’s 8, dropped its first trailer yesterday. The movie is directed by The Hunger Games alum, Gary Ross. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Ross talks about the influence of Katniss Everdeen, a woman protagonist, on Ocean’s 8 as a deliberate choice of project. “When I did Hunger Games I had so many people warn me that it could never be … Continue reading Gary Ross credits ‘The Hunger Games’ for inspiration behind ‘Ocean’s 8’

First look at The Hunger Games-inspired makeup line by Storybook Cosmetics

In January this year, Storybook Cosmetics announced their official collaboration with Lionsgate on a makeup line inspired by The Hunger Games. After almost a year, Storybook posted a teaser image on their Instagram. It shows a gold compact with an embossed Mockingjay. View this post on Instagram COMING SOON. A post shared by @ storybookcosmetics on Nov 10, 2017 at 4:15pm PST Going by the image, … Continue reading First look at The Hunger Games-inspired makeup line by Storybook Cosmetics

Watch: Caesar Flickerman introduces Dubai’s ‘The World of The Hunger Games’

MOTIONGATE Dubai has released a first look at The World of The Hunger Games. Caesar Flickerman introduces the park and a chosen attraction. UPDATE: A second intro featuring Elizabeth Banks as Effie Trinket is also here: Dubai’s park is the first of many theme parks coming up. It opens October 20. Continue reading Watch: Caesar Flickerman introduces Dubai’s ‘The World of The Hunger Games’

First look at Effie Trinket at Dubai’s Hunger Games theme park

We first heard about World of The Hunger Games attractions in UAE two years ago. Lionsgate Zone, in partnership with Dubai Parks and Resorts, at the Hollywood theme entertainment park, Motiongate Dubai, was set to include “state-of-the-art theme park attractions and a retail facility.” Today, on the ninth anniversary of the release of the first book in The Hunger Games trilogy, Lionsgate released a first look … Continue reading First look at Effie Trinket at Dubai’s Hunger Games theme park