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'The Hunger Games' - Should It Have Been A 15?

If you’ve been living with your eyes scrunched and fingers wedged mercilessly in your ears under a boulder on the far side of the Moon then the release of The Hunger Games, Gary Ross’ adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ globe-conquering young-adult tome, might have passed you by. It’s been a colossal commercial success, and yet despite the film’s positive reviews you also sort of get the feeling that - even had it turned out to be a glooping stack of odious chod - it still would’ve broken box office records anyway, such was the efficacy of Lionsgate’s pre-release hype typhoon coupled with the sheer size of the pre-existing, book-savvy audience.
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Director Gary Ross Defends Jennifer Lawrence’s Casting in ‘The Hunger Games’, Says Author Approves

Entertainment / Film : SlashFilm (4 years ago)

Not everyone was thrilled with the casting of Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games, director Gary Ross' adaptation of the first in a trilogy of popular young adult novels written by Suzanne Collins. Despite her Oscar-nominated turn... Read Post

Hunger Games Author Suzanne Collins: Jennifer Lawrence Could 'Inspire a Rebellion'

Entertainment / Film : Movieline (4 years ago)

Alright, Hunger Games fans. After director Gary Ross defended the choice to cast blonde, curvy Jennifer Lawrence as the underfed brunette Katniss Everdeen in Lionsgate's adaptation of Suzanne Collins' beloved dystopian novel series,... Read Post

‘Hideous Spectacle,’ Awesome Actress Drew Director Gary Ross to Hunger Games

Entertainment : The Underwire (3 years ago)

The film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ dystopian young adult novel The Hunger Games is still 70 days away from theaters (not that we’re counting or anything), and it looks like director Gary Ross is anticipating the film’s release ... Read Post


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