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

Sam Claflin joins ‘The Hunger Games’ co-star Elizabeth Banks in Charlie’s Angels

Sam Claflin is joining the cast of Sony’s Charlie’s Angels reboot. He will be teaming up with his The Hunger Games co-star Elizabeth Banks, who is directing and starring in the project. According to Variety: The film will focus on the next generation of Angels working for the mysterious Charlie. The Townsend Agency has grown considerably and gone global, providing security and intelligence services to a … Continue reading Sam Claflin joins ‘The Hunger Games’ co-star Elizabeth Banks in Charlie’s Angels

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

Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany narrating ‘The Hunger Games’ special edition audiobook

As The Hunger Games turned 10 this year, Scholastic is releasing a special anniversary edition audiobook, narrated by Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany. The audiobook will feature a bonus track Q&A with Maslany. In addition, the CD is packaged with an insert that contains the exclusive content included in the Hunger Games Special Edition print book: an in-depth interview with Collins about the origins of the series, and an engaging … Continue reading Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany narrating ‘The Hunger Games’ special edition audiobook

People’s Choice Awards nominations for ‘The Hunger Games’ actors

The complete long list of nominations for the 2018 People’s Choice Awards are in. Members of The Hunger Games cast are nominated in various categories. Check them out below: The Movie of 2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story starring Woody Harrelson The Action Movie of 2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story starring Woody Harrelson The Drama Movie of 2018 Adrift starring Sam Claflin Red Sparrow starring … Continue reading People’s Choice Awards nominations for ‘The Hunger Games’ actors

Watch: Francis Lawrence-directed Dior commercial featuring Jennifer Lawrence

Dior has strengthened their partnership with Jennifer Lawrence by naming her the face of JOY, the house’s first major scent in almost 20 years. The commercial starring her is directed by her fellow The Hunger Games alum, Francis Lawrence, who also directed her in Red Sparrow. Check out a range of photos from the campaign at ELLE. Continue reading Watch: Francis Lawrence-directed Dior commercial featuring Jennifer Lawrence

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!