Jennifer Lawrence is Katniss

The rumor mill has been churning for days and now the movie news site The Wrap claims the exclusive that Jennifer Lawrence (nominated for an Oscar for Winter’s Bone) will play Katniss Everdeen in the film version of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games. It is scheduled to arrive in theaters on March 23 next year and is planned as the first in a trilogy, followed by Catching Fire and Mockingjay.

The role of Peeta Mellark has not been cast yet, but The Wrap says the Alex Pettyfer (I am Number Four and Beastly) is one of the actors under consideration

One Response to “Jennifer Lawrence is Katniss”

  1. Molly Says:

    This is awesome! I think this is perfect – if they dye her hair dark.