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The Best Katniss Everdeen Quotes From 'The Hunger Games'

4/18/2016 4:08pm EDT
20 Fearless and Powerful Katniss Everdeen Quotes From 'The Hunge
In a world that is sometimes lacking strong female characters in its fictional storytelling, Katniss Everdeen is a breath of fresh air. The main protagonist of 'The Hunger Games' book series, Katniss is a strong and fearless leader, although somewhat reluctant at first. The girl who started out just wanting to save her sister would go on to inspire a revolution that would bring the Capitol to its knees.

'The Hunger Games' books written by Suzanne Collins might have come first, but after four blockbuster movies, there are plenty of fans who will forever associate the character of Katniss w...

The Hunger Games Complete 4-Film Collection Arrives On Blu-ray, DVD March 22

3/20/2016 2:09pm EDT
The Hunger Games Complete 4-Film Collection, With 'Mockingjay -
Catch up on all four movies from "The Hunger Games" franchise on March 22 when The Hunger Games Complete 4-Film Collection arrives on DVD and Blu-ray.

In the fourth and final film of the series -- "The Hunger Games: Mockinjay - Part 2," the nation of Panem is in a full scale war, and Katniss confronts President Snow in a final showdown.

Teamed with a group of her closest friends - including Gale, Finnick and Peeta - Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to liberate the citizens of Panem, and stage an assassination attempt on President Snow ...

These Movies Are Blatant Rip-Offs

2/22/2015 5:00pm EST
Movies You Didn't Know Were Blatant Rip-Offs
It may surprise you to learn this, but Hollywood is not a shining hub of moral righteousness. Sure, your average motion picture industry worker probably isn't a serial killer (probably...), but there's been plenty of times when the movie business has stomped on the little guy's toes.

Or ripped off the little guy's movie to make basically the same thing, but with a bigger budget.

Click ahead, and you'll discover which very large blockbuster pics- some beloved, some almost instantly forgotten- are really blatant rip-offs of something that came before. We'd like to think that at least one of...

See Pics From 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt. 1' LA Premiere!

11/18/2014 12:22pm EST
Jennifer Lawrence & Elizabeth Banks Hit The Red Carpet For The L
The stars of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" were out in full force Monday evening in Los Angeles for the premiere of the third film in the series.

Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Julianne Moore and Natalie Dormer, to name a few, rocked the red carpet in a dazzling display of dresses and dapper dressed dudes.

Lawrence stunned in a white Dior gown that had Cinderella written all over it, while Moore opted for a deep plunging Tom Ford black sequined fringe number, looking smoking hot for 53!

Check out more pics after the video from the red carpet!

Julianne Mo...

New 'Hunger Games' Incarnation In The Works

11/7/2014 11:26am EST
'Hunger Games' Stage Adaptation To Open In London In 2016
"The Hunger Games" is being adapted into a stage production and will debut in London in summer 2016. The "innovative" project will be held in a brand new theatre next to Wembley Stadium.

Tony award-winning Broadway producer Robin de Levita said of the project, "I'm thrilled to be partnering with an innovative next generation studio like Lionsgate on a property that resonates so deeply with global audiences. The theatre is a fantastic medium to bring the many meaningful layers of Suzanne Collins' writing to life."

A Lionsgate spokesperson commented: "Robin de Levita and the entire producti...

Katniss Everdeen Gets A Message From President Snow In Latest Teaser For 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1'

10/16/2014 3:25pm EDT
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
Fans of hit movie saga The Hunger Games unlocked a new trailer for the series' upcoming penultimate installment on Twitter Wednesday.

The The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 teaser, titled "Return to District 12," features Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) returning home to find a barren wasteland after the Capitol lays her home district to waste in order to send a message after the remaining 11 districts begin rebelling in response to her Hunger Games win.

The end of last year's "Catching Fire" sees Katniss awakening in District 13, where BFF Gale (Liam Hemsworth) tells her that her f...

First Full Trailer For 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Promises Plenty Of Action

9/15/2014 11:26pm EDT
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay
"The Mockingjay Lives" in the new trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1," which was released on Monday.

The first full trailer for the film, which hits theaters on November 21, promises plenty of action as Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) & co. begin their revolution against the Capitol.

Katniss unwittingly becomes the symbol of rebellion and reluctantly accepts her mission, but on her terms.

Based on the best-selling novel "Mockingjay" by Suzanne Collins, the film also stars Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour ...

10 Celebs Who Were Too Old To Play Teenagers

6/5/2014 9:00am EDT
10 Celebs Who Were Too Old To Play Teenagers
It's rare in entertainment to find actual teenagers playing teenage roles. Many young actors simply don't have the name recognition many production companies look for to drive audiences to their films. Some movies, such as the Harry Potter franchise, are rare exceptions. Here's a look at ten celebrities who were a bit long in the tooth for their teenage roles.

Emilia Clarke as Danaerys Targaryen, Game of Thrones (2011)

Emilia Clarke has rocketed to stardom in her turn as the young queen Danaerys Targaryen. At age 24 when the series first aired, Clarke was far older than her literary cou...

12 Modern Day Movie-Duo BFFs

5/8/2014 5:00pm EDT
12 Modern Day Movie-Duo BFFs
We all need a friend to lie on now when faced with life’s toughest hurdles are thrust in our paths, and movie characters are no different. Friends provide wisdom and solace, a much needed supporting ear and voice to guide us through familiar relationship and financial problems.

And while movie characters' problems are much more dangerous, with alien evils, mutant xenophobia and death match competitions threatening their livelihood, they still couldn't have succeeded without the dedicated support of their secondary cast. These characters may have been well written, but they didn’t fully com...

First Poster For 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I' Released

1/23/2014 12:18am EST
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
The first movie poster for this fall's "Hunger Games" sequel, "Mockingjay - Part 1," has been released, and, unsurprisingly, it's just like the teasers for the previous two films in the series.

The new one-sheet has arrived while the second film in the series, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, is still in theaters.

The artwork features a bird in a flaming circle, only this time the bird has its wings spread and is ready to fly, symbolic of the story's heroine Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and the rebellion she started in the futuristic country of Panem.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay...

Jennifer Lawrence Moved To Tears By Scarred 'Hunger Games' Extra

11/20/2013 8:13am EST
Jennifer Lawrence - 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Los Angele
Jennifer Lawrence is up for her second turn as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games saga, Catching Fire. As Katniss becomes an inspiration for a rebellion, Lawrence reflected on her own opportunity to make a difference to young viewers. Even making the first film, she saw firsthand the difference a heroine like Katniss could make. 

“I remember on the first movie I met a girl who was an extra and she was covered in scars,” Lawrence said at a press conference for Catching Fire. “She had been burned and I remember her coming up to me and saying that she was self-conscious to go to school when...

Lionsgate Considers Building A 'Hunger Games' Theme Park

11/9/2013 10:00am EST
The Hunger Games Catching Fire
Lionsgate is exploring the possibility of building a theme park centered on "The Hunger Games."

The film studio has reportedly been approached by two different companies who are interested in developing a playland for fans of the popular book and movie franchise.

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer explained during a conference call: "We're excited about those opportunities and we're pursuing them."

Presumably, a fight to the death will not be included as one of the attractions.

"The Wizarding World of Harry Potter," which is located at Univeral Studios Orlando, has generated a massive amount ...

Stef Dawson Joins The Cast Of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay'

8/26/2013 3:49pm EDT
Stef Dawson
Australian actress Stef Dawson has joined the cast of The Hunger Games film franchise.

The newcomer has been selected from relative anonymity to play District 4 victor Annie Cresta in the third and fourth films of the series, The Hunger Games Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2.

The latest casting news comes just days after Game of Thrones and The Tudors star Natalie Dormer confirmed she had signed on to play Cressida in the final two films.

The two actresses will join Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Julianne Moore and Philip Seymour Hoffman, among others.

'Game Of Thrones' Star Natalie Dormer Cast As Cressida In 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay'

8/23/2013 12:15pm EDT
Natalie Dormer
Game of Thrones star Natalie Dormer has been cast in the The Hunger Games trilogy's final chapter, "Mockingjay", Lionsgate films announced on Thursday.

"Natalie Dormer cast as Cressida in @TheHungerGames: Mockingjay Parts 1&2," Lionsgate posted.

The final chapter in the Suzanne Collins' teen novel trilogy will be split into two parts, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 to capture all of the details of the final part of story.

Dormer will play Cressida, a newswoman who follows Katniss Everdeen's (Jennifer Lawrence) journeys...

Official Trailer For 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Released At Comic Con

7/22/2013 5:29pm EDT
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
The first official feature trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire made its debut Saturday night on, arriving online shortly before it was revealed at Comic Con Saturday afternoon.

Several of the film's stars, including Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Willow Shields, Lenny Kravitz, Jena Malone and director Francis Lawrence were on hand to present the trailer and discuss the film in front of 6000 fans.

Lawrence stars as Katniss Everdeen in the sequel, co-champion of the 74th Hunger Games along with Peeta Mellark (Hutcherson), and when she returns home after her victory sh...

Sam Claflin Broke His Hand On The Set Of 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

4/17/2013 6:47pm EDT
Catching Fire

Actor Sam Claflin broke his hand on the set of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" during a rehearsal session, according to co-star Alan Ritchson. The break happened during the run through of a stunt scene while grappling with another performer.

"Sam got hurt the worst. He broke his hand doing a stunt... He broke it on the stunt guy, warming up. I was standing right next to him," Ritchson tells E! Online. "It was tough to watch... (He) took it like a champ - he took it and kept moving."

No news about the actual stunt being performed, but Richson did say that Claflin broke his hand ON...

First Trailer For 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Premieres During MTV Movie Awards (Watch It Here!)

4/15/2013 2:06pm EDT
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
During Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards the first trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire was unleashed, finally giving millions of fans a good look at the highly anticipated sequel.

Jennifer Lawrence returns as heroine Katniss Everdeen, who returns home to District 12 with fellow 74th Hunger Games winner Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson). Shortly after, the two embark on a "Victor's Tour" of the other districts and Katniss senses that a rebellion is brewing that could free the 12 districts of Panem from the rule of the Capitol.

But the sinister President Snow (Donald Sutherland) has oth...

Check Out All 11 'Capitol Portraits' From 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

3/13/2013 7:52pm EDT
Effie Trinket
The buzz is rapidly building for the second chapter in Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games trilogy, Catching Fire, with 11 new "Capitol Portraits" of the key players in the story.

The nefarious President Snow (Donald Sutherland), Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) and Haymitch Abernathy (Woody Harrelson), all return for the second film; along with Caesar Flickerman (Stanley Tucci), Cinna (Lenny Kravitz), Effie Trinket (Elizabeth Banks) and Gale Hawthorne (Liam Hemsworth).

The portraits also focus on three new characters that will be pivotal to the story and it...

Jennifer Lawrence Featured In New Character Portrait For 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

3/6/2013 2:56pm EST
Five new character posters for this fall's Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire, have been released, the latest of which showcases Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in a long white gown with a wing-like design over her shoulders (if you want to know more about the dress, you'll have to pick up a copy of Suzanne Collins's book "Catching Fire," the second installment in "The Hunger Games" trilogy).

Also making appearances in the new promo portraits are Cinna (Lenny Kravitz), the head of Katniss' design team; TV talk show host Caesar Flickerman (Stanley Tucci); Effie Trinket (Elizabeth Banks...

Katniss And Peeta Embark On Their Victory Tour In Two New Movie Posters For 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

2/26/2013 4:59pm EST
Catching Fire
Two new posters for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire were recently released, showing Best Actress Oscar winner (Silver Linings Playbook) Jennifer Lawrence and co-star Josh Hutcherson as Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark embarking on their "Victory Tour" of the 12 districts of Panem for winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games.

"The Capitol proudly announces the victors of the 74th annual Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen & Peeta Mellark, as they embark on this year’s Victory Tour!" the film's Facebook page reads. "Stay tuned to The Capitol PN for updates…"

The second book in Suzanne Collins's di...

Katy Perry And 'Hunger Games' Triumph At 2013 People's Choice Awards

1/10/2013 8:23am EST
The Hunger Games
Katy Perry and The Hunger Games were the big winners at the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday, landing a slew of top honors.

The pop star stepped up to claim the Favorite Pop Artist award at the Nokia Theatre and learned she had also scored the Favorite Female Artist and Favorite Music Video prizes, while her fans the KatyCats earned her the Favorite Music Fan Following trophy.

The Hunger Games cast picked up the Favorite Movie, Favorite Movie Franchise and Favorite Action Movie awards, while star Jennifer Lawrence was named Favorite Movie Actress and Favorite Face of H...

Jennifer Lawrence Nearly Put 'Hunger Games' Archery Skills To The Test On 'Home Intruders'

1/3/2013 2:07pm EST
Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence put the survival skills she learned while filming the The Hunger Games to good use one day after returning home from a day of filming.

The 22-year-old star, who plays Katniss Everdeen in the movie and its two upcoming sequels, had just finished up a session with the archery trainer teaching her to master her character's weapon of choice in the film, the bow and arrow. Jennifer pulled into her garage and heard voices coming from inside her house, and instead of phoning the police, she decided to put her new skills to the test.

"I pulled into my garage and I heard men in m...

Best Movies of 2012

12/24/2012 12:00pm EST
The Avengers
2012 was a great year for superheroes, James Bond, a former President of the United States and Ben Affleck. What defines a great film? It's different for everyone, but first and foremost it must entertain. Many movies did just that over the past year.

"The Avengers" was the highest grossing film of 2012, earning $623 million in the United States and a staggering $1.5 billion worldwide.

The number-three grossing film of all time (behind James Cameron's "Titanic" and "Avatar"), starred Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Mark Ruffalo as the H...

2012 DVD & Blu-ray Holiday Gift Guide

11/22/2012 8:00pm EST
Starpulse holiday gift guide
Hollywood has put out some great home entertainment releases over the past few months, and we have some suggestions for the film lover, TV fanatic, secret santa and more!

Not sure what to buy your picky uncle or reclusive sibling? Do you need something for the office grab bag? Check out our list of this season's must-have DVDs and Blu-ray discs...



The premium 4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack provides 5-unique ways to enjoy “Marvel’s The Avengers” (on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Copy and Digital Download of “Avengers Assembled” Music from and inspired by...

Jennifer Lawrence: 'I Eat Like A Caveman'

11/9/2012 12:31pm EST
Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence refuses to starve herself for movie roles as she wants to set a positive example for her young female fans.

The 22-year-old actress has no plans to lose weight to fit into the Hollywood mold, and admits she was determined to look healthy when she trained to play highly-skilled hunter Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games.

She tells Elle magazine, "In Hollywood, I'm obese. I'm considered a fat actress... I eat like a caveman. I'll be the only actress who doesn't have anorexia rumors... (But) I'm never going to starve myself for a part. I keep waiting for that one role to...

Garrett Hedlund Was 'Too Busy' And Missed Out On Hunger Games Sequel Role

9/13/2012 5:16pm EDT
Garrett Hedlund
Actor Garrett Hedlund missed out on a role in The Hunger Games sequel because he was too busy to read the books.

The first novel in the popular trilogy by Suzanne Collins became a big screen hit earlier this year, and production recently began on the second film adaptation, Catching Fire.

Hedlund has now revealed he was offered the part of Finnick Odair in the sequel, but he was so caught up with filming new movie On The Road, he didn't have time to read the books.

He tells, "They did (approach me)... I was working on this film at that time. We shot the whole film in 23 days and ...

Sam Claflin To Play Finnick In 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

8/22/2012 1:45pm EDT
Sam Claflin
Sam Claflin has been cast as Finnick in the much anticipated film "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." Finnick is a charasmatic and clever man who was a District 4 Hunger Games victor when he was 14.

Claflin played the romantic lead in last year's "Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" and starred in the box office smash "Snow White And The Huntsman" playing Prince William alongside Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron and Chris Hemsworth.

He recently finished filming "The Quiet Ones" opposite Jarred Harris, and "Mary & Martha," in which he co-stars with Hilary Swank.

"The Hunger Game...

Check Out 'The Hunger Games' On DVD & Blu-ray Aug. 18

8/17/2012 10:52am EDT
The Hunger Games
"The Hunger Games" finally arrives on DVD and Blu-ray on Aug. 18 from Lionsgate. The film, based on the best-selling young adult novel by Suzanne Collins, was an international hit, making nearly $700,00,000 worldwide.

The action blockbuster earned a total of four honors at the MTV Movie Awards - Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer Lawrence won top acting accolades, and Elizabeth Banks took home a trophy for "Best On-Screen Transformation." The film also earned the "Best Fight" accolade for Katniss and Peeta's fight against Cato.

The film centers on 16-year-old girl named Katniss Everdeen (Lawren...

Meta Golding To Play Fierce Enobaria In 'Catching Fire'

8/7/2012 1:07pm EDT
Meta Golding
Television actress Meta Golding has landed the role of Enobaria in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," announced Lionsgate today.

Enobaria is known for ripping another tribute's throat open with her teeth in order to win The Hunger Games. She is a former career tribute from District 2.

"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" hits theaters November 22, 2013. "The Hunger Games" arrives on DVD and Blu-ray Aug. 18.

Golding has starred on several television shows, including "CSI," "Criminal Minds," "House" and "Cold Case." She will appear in the upcoming film "The Chicago 8" about anti-war protester...

Archer Who Trained Jennifer Lawrence For 'The Hunger Games' Misses Mark At Olympics

8/2/2012 10:31pm EDT
The Hunger Games
The archery trainer who helped Jennifer Lawrence hit the bullseye in The Hunger Games narrowly missed out on winning a medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games after competing on Thursday.

Team USA's Khatuna Lorig placed fourth in the women's individual archery competition at Lord's Cricket Ground, losing the bronze to Mexico's Mariana Avitia.

Korea's Ki Bo Bae claimed gold, and Aida Roman, also from Mexico, took silver.

Lorig, who taught Lawrence how to shoot the bow and arrow to portray action woman Katniss Everdeen in the recent Hollywood blockbuster, is no stranger to the Olympics - it...