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Elizabeth Banks confirmed for The Hunger Games

Elizabeth Banks has officially signed on to play District 12 escort Effie Trinket in The Hunger Games. Banks tweeted “I can now confirm I’m EFFIE TRINKET in @TheHungerGames. So excited!” after she posted a quote from Suzanne Collins’ bestselling novel and asked her followers to guess its source. District 4’s tributes have also been cast […]

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Elizabeth Banks joins The Hunger Games

No sooner had we announced the casting of Rue and Thresh as the tributes from District 11 in The Hunger Games, Variety chimed in to add that Elizabeth Banks is also in line for a role. Banks is in talks to play Effie Trinket, the flighty, airheaded, pink-haired escort of the District 12 tributes Katniss […]

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Hemsworth and Hutcherson heading to Hunger Games?

Aussie Liam Hemsworth and ultra-eager Josh Hutcherson are rumoured to be frontrunners in The Hunger Games‘ male casting, according to Deadline. While it’s far from official, Hemsworth is said to be in contention for the role of Gale Hawthorne, Katniss’ childhood friend; Hutcherson meanwhile is leading the pack of young hopefuls vying for the role […]

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Jennifer Lawrence cast as Katniss in The Hunger Games

Jennifer Lawrence has scored the coveted role of Katniss Everdeen in the highly anticipated, Gary Ross directed adaptation of The Hunger Games, The Wrap confirms. Lawrence was touted as the frontrunner with 14-year-old fellow Academy Award nominee Hailee Steinfeld at the start of March, but news overnight has confirmed Lawrence has signed on for the […]

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Josh Hutcherson hungry for Hunger Games

Josh Hutcherson is campaigning for the role of Peeta in the upcoming and highly anticipated adaptation of The Hunger Games, according to Entertainment Weekly. The actor, last seen in The Kids Are All Right and currently promoting his film Detention at South By Southwest (SXSW), shared why he was holding out hope he would be […]

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Hollywood preparing to whitewash The Hunger Games

Variety has reported Oscar-nominated actresses Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit), Jennifer Lawrence (Winter’s Bone) and Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine) are in contention for the lead role of Katniss in the adaptation of the bestselling series The Hunger Games. The Hunger Games is a Battle Royale for the younger generation. Set in a post-apocalyptic world where […]

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>Hunger Games director looking for his Katniss

>Has director Gary Ross picked an actress to play Katniss in the first instalment of the bestselling Hunger Games trilogy? With production on the adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ hit novel set to begin in May 2011 many are eagerly anticipating the casting announcements. Unfortunately, as Ross reveals to Entertainment Weekly, we’ll have to wait a […]

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>Filling the Harry Potter/Twilight hole in your heart.

> Filling the Harry Potter/Twilight hole in your heart. By Jess Lomas. Have you found yourself wondering lately; “Gee, what AM I going to watch once the Harry Potter and Twilight franchises end?” No? Well, just pretend you were. There’s been a boom in Young Adult fiction over the last 6 years, which in turn […]

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