Jennifer Lawrence News
4:01 PM 12/11/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Standing in front of a Rembrandt, con artist Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale) explains to FBI agent Richie DiMasso (Bradley Cooper) the painting’s a fake. Irving’s mantra is “everyone believes what they want to believe” and it’s the clearest truth life’s ever provided. Saying the Rembrandt’s a fake is a way of letting this G-man in on a secret.
cinemablend.com – Which Lawrence was a better hire for Team Hunger Games? There’s no question Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence is a tremendous asset to Lionsgate’s ongoing adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ best-selling YA novels. The versatile actress brings necessary emotional weight and pathos to the part of Katniss Everdeen, a freedom fighter tossed into the middle of a war she never sought to enter, forced to sacrifice family and friendship in order to spark a revolution. 2 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
8:10 PM 11/22/2013 by Logan Falk
Another of this year’s most highly-anticipated films—sequel to one of several movies adapted from young adult book series—opens today, and promises to overshadow the modest, feel-good comedy that had the misfortune of being released in the same week as the latest Hunger Games film, Catching Fire.
THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE Rakes in $25.2 Million on Opening Night; Could Hit More than $160 Million Opening Weekend
collider.com – There was no question The Hunger Games: Catching Fire would be a big hit. The only question was how big since it didn't have a 3D boost, but it did have IMAX. Variety reports the highly-anticipated and well-reviewed sequel earned $25.2 million from domestic opening night screenings, and is now on track for a $160 million weekend. If it surpasses that number it will break the record for biggest opening weekend for a 2D movie (a record currently held by The Dark Knight Rises, which opened to $160.9 million). If Catching Fire sticks to analyst predictions, it should handily take the record fo 2 weeks 6 days ago via donnieyen
fb.indiewire.com – Considering “The Hunger Games” was one of the most overrated of the well-received tentpoles of 2012, never in my wildest dreams would I ever think the sequel, “Catching Fire” would be favorably compared to “The Empire Strikes Back.” Or at least in Todd Gilchrist’s review of ‘Catching Fire’ he called it the ‘Empire… of YA adaptations.” Not too shabby. 4 weeks 21 hours ago via theothersenhman
Jennifer Lawrence & Josh Hutcherson Talk THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE, Why it’s So Popular, What They Collect, and More
collider.com – Opening on November 22nd in traditional theaters and IMAX is the sequel to The Hunger Games, Catching Fire. Directed by Francis Lawrence, the film centers on President Snow (Donald Sutherland) trying to crush a budding rebellion that was ignited by Katniss’ (Jennifer Lawrence) actions in the previous film, as the 75th Hunger Games (aka Quarter Quell) finds past victors competing against each other. 4 weeks 1 day ago via theothersenhman
9:59 AM 11/11/2013 by Fred Topel
Francis Lawrence took over directing the Hunger Games franchise after some widely reported negotiations with director Gary Ross fell through. Signing on to Catching Fire and Mockingjay Parts 1 and 2, Lawrence assured us he was going to have some fun in the world Ross established.
hitfix.com – Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson admitted today that their first impression of director Francis Lawrence is that he was 'too nice' to step in as filmmaker for 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,' and we talked to the film's star about how Katniss is like her 'X-Men' character of Mystique. 4 weeks 6 days ago via donnieyen
dreadcentral.com – While strolling the halls of AFM, we came across this bit of sales art for the two-part The Hunger Games: Mockingjay movie that's on its way so here it is for you cats who need to consume everything you can to quell your hunger. Danny Strong (HBO's "Game Change") has been tapped to write the two-part Hunger Games finale Mockingjay, which will follow Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) as she leads a rebellion against the tyrannical and corrupt Capitol in the futuristic land of Panem 5 weeks 1 day ago via jetli
thewrap.com – “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is tracking for an opening weekend that could go as high as $185 million when it debuts on Nov. 22, based on box-office marketing data released Thursday. The higher pre-release tracking goes, the less reliable it becomes, and we’re still three weeks away from the opening. 6 weeks 5 hours ago via jetli