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Jennifer Lawrence as Hunger Games Star Katniss Everdeen

Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood May 18, 2011 at 8:42AM

Here's the first look of Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen for Lionsgate's The Hunger Games franchise. She tells EW during their cover interview (the magazine hits stands May 20): "I knew that as soon as I said yes [to the role], my life would change, and I walked around an entire day thinking ‘It’s not too late, I could still go back and do indies, I haven’t said yes yet, it’s not too late.’”
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Here's the first look of Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen for Lionsgate's The Hunger Games franchise. She tells EW during their cover interview (the magazine hits stands May 20): "I knew that as soon as I said yes [to the role], my life would change, and I walked around an entire day thinking ‘It’s not too late, I could still go back and do indies, I haven’t said yes yet, it’s not too late.’”

But she did say yes, she loves the story, and would "regret it every day" if she had said no. Here's our casting round-up and guide to the trilogy. She looks like Everdeen all right.


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