In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence and director Gary Ross talk about the upcoming movie. Details about The Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire were also revealed.
With less than two months to go before the March 23 premiere ofThe Hunger Games, the first installment of Suzanne Collins’ breathlessly addicting trilogy, director Gary Ross is already predicting the possibility of another nomination for his 21-year-old star Jennifer Lawrence come next year’s Oscars. “The range in this performance, the emotional terrain that she investigates, the demands of what this role are,” he raves of Lawrence’s portrayal of series heroine Katniss Everdeen, a 16-year-old forced alongside other children into a televised fight-to-the-death. “It’s such an intensely physical role and an emotional one. She carries the entire movie. To be able to do that at that age is so kind of incredible that I was in a little bit of awe. Do I think she should be nominated? Absolutely.”
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