Jennifer Lawrence: Catching Fire Will Be Very Real, Francis Lawrence Will Continue What Gary Ross Has Started

LA Times has caught up with Jennifer Lawrence, who plays Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games.” She talked about the sequel Catching Fire, which is set to be released in theaters on November 22, 2013. She also discusses about how the new director Francis Lawrence. Read more from LA Times below:

“The new movie will be very real, which is what I’m excited about,” she told 24 Frames of “Catching Fire,” which Francis Lawrence will direct. “I really like his take, which is a lot of what I liked in Gary Ross,” she added. “It’s the realistic grasp of the story instead of all the details of the imaginary things.”

Lawrence said she’s met with the director and believes that, overall, he’s trying to continue what Ross started with his adaptation of the first book in the Suzanne Collins’ series. “He’s not trying to reinvent anything,” she said.

The actress begins shooting “Catching Fire” in the fall, with the movie set for a November 2013 release.

Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen

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