"Hunger Games: Catching Fire" had every reason to be awful: there's been a change in directors, it could fall victim to the sophomore slump, its class of new actors could have totally phoned in their performances.
But - thankfully for dutiful fans who are planning to see "Catching Fire" whether it's horrible or not - this movie brings the heat.
Step aside Jennifer Lawrence, there is someone coming to challenge your most adorable of the adorable ones title.
Cookiness Evereat a.k.a. The Cookie Monster is featured in a Sesame Street parody of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." This Muppet version is titled "The Hungry Games: Catching Fur" and the competition is pretty fierce.
There are "killer" monkeys, dangerous fog and patterns to figure out. Cookiness needs the help of all of her friends including Peeta (who is a piece of bread like pita, get it?) Be careful, because as you are watching the 5 minute long video you may learn something about strategic thinking.
May the cookies be ever in your flavor!
Jennifer Lawrence's hair has had a drastic makeover, but the actress herself is as refreshingly frank as ever.
The actress participated in a few fan events on Wednesday, including a Google+ Hangout with her "Hunger Games" co-stars Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, a Yahoo! "fireside chat" along with "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" director Francis Lawrence, and another Facebook Q&A along with the whole crew.
One persistent question, of course, was what prompted Lawrence's big chop.
"The Girl on Fire" is getting a flame-haired co-star: Julianne Moore has joined the cast of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay," and will appear in both installments of the two-part conclusion.
The Lionsgate film tweeted the casting announcement on Friday, revealing that Moore will play President Alma Coin:
Natalie Dormer is moving from one deadly "Game" to another.
The 31-year-old actress has been cast alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth in the two-part finale of "The Hunger Games" saga, "Hunger Games: Mockingjay."
Fans camped out overnight at Comic-Con in San Diego to catch a glimpse of Jennifer Lawrence and the cast of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Lenny Kravitz and director Francis Lawrence premiered the clip for the in Hall H.
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