Your worst Halloween nightmare has come true. You've been invited last-minute to a costume party by your boss, who just loves letting his freak flag fly for the occasion. It's a command performance, and your year-end bonus could damn well depend on what you throw together in the next hour. The thing is, you hate costume parties. Well, wipe that flop sweat off your brow, fire up your color printer and follow me to the next page. more »
If you haven't read Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games books yet, the blazing new motion poster Lionsgate debuted today for the 2012 Hunger Games film won't make much sense. Suffice to say, once you begin reading the novels, the sight of a flaming gold bird-shaped pin will stir your senses into action, the symbol of rebellion and of the series' young heroine, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence).
When Gary Ross picked rocker Lenny Kravitz out of nowhere to play Katniss's stylist Cinna in 2012's The Hunger Games, many folks were taken by surprise. But none, perhaps, were more surprised than Kravitz himself, who admits he didn't even know what The Hunger Games trilogy was until he got Ross's phone call.
As the YA-addicted world awaits the conclusion of The Twilight Saga, internet storms are a-brewin' over the next teen franchise with Twilight-level potential: Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games trilogy. But with casting speculation at a fever pitch (director Gary Ross should anoint his chosen ones any week now), it's time for some real talk: Most of your favorite young thespians aren't going to make the cut.