March 22, 2012
In this image released by Lionsgate, Jennifer Lawrence portrays Katniss Everdeen in a scene from "The Hunger Games," opening on Friday, March 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Lionsgate, Murray Close)
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The third hugely popular young adult book series of late (arriving in the wake of "Harry Potter" and "Twilight") to be adapted for the big screen, "The Hunger Games" finally arrives with a high level of buzz and anticipation that is practically off the charts.
NEW YORK -- Jennifer Lawrence was already on Hollywood's radar after earning rave reviews and an Oscar nomination for her role in the 2010 film "Winter's Bone." But the actress has become a veritable household name by getting cast as Katniss Everdeen in the "The Hunger Games.". In
Michael Clark reviews the highly anticipated "The Hunger Games," which releases on March 23.