Jennifer Lawrence Nabs Lead in Hunger Games
As more casting news breaks about the casting of the popular teen novels turning to feature movies the Hunger Games. Jennifer Lawrence the lead in Winters Bones has landed the coveted lead role in the Hunger Games.
Jennifer has landed the role of Katniss Everdeen and the annoucement has raised some questions an ire among fans. Lawrence can understand the feelings behind most fans, since most fans have such a personal relationship Katniss and know her in a singular way. The casting of Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth were cast as her love interest which was met with equal doubt. Director Gary Ross though is standing behind his decisions and when casting Jennifer Lawrence in the lead role he said it was the easiest decision he had made. The movie is based off the popular Suzanne Collins novels which have a fervent as “Twilight” fans.
Lawrence is feeling pretty lucky to be picked for the role. The character of Katniss is incredibly powerful, brave, and also has a tenderness and complexity to her. The film is a dark look at an apocalyptic society where children are forced to fight to the death. Since Lawrence has already been some fairly dark films like Winter’s Bones. What do you think of Jennifer Lawrence being cast in the lead role?