The Hunger Games is the upcoming movie directed by Gary Ross, based on the novel of Suzanne Collins and starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth. The novel the movie is based on it’s a great success: has been on the New York Times best seller list for over 100 consecutive weeks and foreign rights for the book have been sold in 41 countries. The Hunger Games chronicles a dystopic Capitol which requires its twelve subjugated districts to pay tribute in the form of a teenage boy and girl, forced to participate in the annual “Hunger Games,” a fight-to-the-death live televised event. Katniss Everdeen’s little sister is chosen in the lottery to participate and Katniss volunteers to take her place. Although persevering through hardship is commonplace for Katniss, she must start making choices that weigh survival against humanity and life against love in order to win the games and return home.
Here you can watch a fan trailer:
The Hunger Games
The release date is set for the 23rd of March 2012 and it will be the first of a trilogy. There are some rumors about this movie being the new Twilight and the same Jennifer Lawrence, who is Katniss in the movie, recently compared it to the Twilight Saga. We’ll have to wait for the movie to come up to compare both!