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Jennifer Lawrence “Totally” Interested in Returning as Katniss Everdeen in ‘The Hunger Games’

Published on June 10th, 2023 | Updated on June 10th, 2023 | By FanFest

Jennifer Lawrence, known for her iconic role as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games franchise, recently expressed her openness to reprising the character. In an interview with Variety, Lawrence revealed her enthusiasm for returning to the role, despite the original story’s conclusion onscreen. This revelation coincides with the upcoming release of The Hunger Games prequel film, The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.

Lawrence exclaimed, “Oh, my God – totally! If Katniss ever could come back into my life, 100 percent… My producing partner just clutched her heart.” Her eagerness to revisit the beloved character has sparked excitement among fans.

Jennifer Lawrence "Totally" Interested in Returning as Katiness Everdeen in 'The Hunger Games'

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes delves into the past of Coriolanus Snow, the future President of Panem, as he mentors Lucy Gray Baird, the tribute from District 12, in the 10th annual Hunger Games. Set years before the events of the original trilogy, the prequel explores Snow’s transformation and his intricate relationship with Lucy Gray. Their struggle for survival against the backdrop of a deteriorating society reveals the true nature of individuals, separating the songbirds from the snakes.

The ensemble cast of The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes features Tom Blyth as Coriolanus Snow and Rachel Zegler as Lucy Gray Baird, along with notable actors like Hunter Schafer, Jason Schwartzman, Laurel Marsden, Viola Davis, and Peter Dinklage. The film is executive produced by Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Jennifer Lawrence, Suzanne Collins, and Tim Palen.

As fans eagerly anticipate The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, the prospect of Jennifer Lawrence reprising her role as Katniss Everdeen has generated excitement and speculation. The film is scheduled for an exclusive theatrical release on November 17th.

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