Amandla Stenberg discusses her career and working with Jennifer Lawrence

In a story for Variety last month, actress Amandla Stenberg talks about her career, diversity in Hollywood, and more. On working on The Hunger Games at the age of 14, Amandla says, “It was all a dream come true.” “As a kid, it was my favorite book.” She recently saw co-star Jennifer Lawrence at a breakfast event. “She said, ‘Oh, my God, you have boobs!’” Stenberg recalls with … Continue reading Amandla Stenberg discusses her career and working with Jennifer Lawrence

Gwendoline Christie joins Amandla Stenberg in ‘The Darkest Minds’ adaptation

The Darkest Mind adaptation has roped in a second The Hunger Games alum. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Gwendoline Christie is joining Amandla Stenberg in the dystopian movie, adapted from the YA novel of same name. Christie, known for her roles in Game of Thrones and Star Wars, played District 2’s Commander Lyme in Mockingjay: Part 2. TDM follows Ruby Daly (Stenberg), a telekinitic teenager who escapes the Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” She … Continue reading Gwendoline Christie joins Amandla Stenberg in ‘The Darkest Minds’ adaptation

Amandla Stenberg to lead dystopian story ‘The Darkest Minds’ adaptation

Our Rue is on a roll! After being cast in the adaptation Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon, Amandla Stenberg will lead the adaptation of Alex Bracken’s YA dystopian story, The Darkest Minds. Amandla will play Ruby Daly, a telekinitic teenager who escapes the Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” She is on the run, desperate to find the only safe haven left for kids like her—East River—and joins a group of kids … Continue reading Amandla Stenberg to lead dystopian story ‘The Darkest Minds’ adaptation