Tag Archives: Katniss Everdeen

Will the Academy ever warm to “The Hunger Games” franchise?

Usually, a blockbuster science fiction series with an appeal across the board and strong critical reviews will show up at least somewhere at the Academy Awards. So far though, the two films in The Hunger Games franchise (with the third/next to last one out this weekend) have yet to receive[...]

Spotlight on the Stars: Jennifer Lawrence

For this week’s new spotlight piece, I wanted to again take a look at one of the biggest A listers in the industry…Jennifer Lawrence. I’ve written about her once or twice before, but as a legitimate megastar who’s also still a bit of an up and comer, I figured she[...]

“Hunger Games” adds Hutcherson, Hemsworth

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Josh Hutcherson let it slip while talking to press at the South By Southwest Film Festival. He was in Austin promoting a horror-comedy hybrid called “Detention,” but he joked that he’d love to join “The Hunger Games,” the planned adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ best-selling books. Today, no one[...]

“Hunger Games” gets a 2012 release date, but who will star?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: One of the most anticipated page-to-screen Hollywood adaptations has to be “The Hunger Games,” a cinematic take on Suzanne Collins’ extremely popular young adult literary series that sounds like a cross between “Twilight” and “The Running Man.” Casting tidbits have been hard to come by, though it was[...]