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[20 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]

On the 8th day of Christmas, Bookshelf Banter suggests to me… Friendship, Wars, Vampires, and Fairies!
We are posting our TOP 12 Books in 2011… And, if you missed them you need to read them in 2012!
Day 8

Krystal: Sisterhood Everlasting by Ann Brashares
Stefanie: The Iron Fey Series by Julie Kagawa
Kelly: The Hunger Games Series by Suzanne Collins
Kallie: Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

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[23 Aug 2011 | 13 Comments | ]
First 'Hunger Games' Footage to Premiere at Video Music Awards this Sunday!

Well, this is definitely a (pleasant) surprise! Check out the announcement below:

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[8 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]
'Catching Fire' Movie Has a Release Date!

The official press release from the Lionsgate publicity website:

 Santa Monica, CA, August 08, 2011– LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, announced today that it will release CATCHING FIRE, the film adaptation of the second book in Suzanne Collins’ runaway bestselling HUNGER GAMES trilogy, on November 22, 2013.  The announcement was made by Joe Drake, co-COO of Lionsgate and President of its
Motion Picture Group.  No further details about CATCHING FIRE …

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[23 May 2011 | 19 Comments | ]
Lenny Kravitz Cast as Cinna in 'The Hunger Games'

Here’s the press release from the Lionsgate publicity site:

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 23, 2011- Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES are pleased to announce
that iconic musician and actor Lenny Kravitz (PRECIOUS) has been cast in the role of Cinna in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel.
Said director Gary Ross of the casting decision, “When I saw Lenny’s work in PRECIOUS I was just knocked out.  It was quiet and strong and understated and open …

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[23 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Jennifer Lawrence Talks to MTV about 'Hunger Games'

In this first video, Jennifer talks about the audition process and the training she’s undergoing for the role:

Jennifer addresses the criticisms that arose when she was first cast, “Oh my gosh! Blonde hair can turn brown!”:

On what she’d say if she ever chatted with Kristen Stewart about their similar circumstances:

She talks about what she’s excited to shoot and her castmates Josh and Liam (“Liam is so hot”–I most definitely agree with her!):

Via: Hollywood Crush

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[18 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
First Photo Of Jennifer Lawrence As Katniss!

EW has debuted the first official photo of actress Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen!  What do you all think?  Is she how you imagined she’d be?
We’ll post a link to the story as soon as EW goes live with it.
EW has now gone live with the article, which you can read here!
In a free-wheeling interview, Lawrence describes her first encounter with Ross last winter, during the height of Oscar season. “He was asking me what the experience was like,” she recalls, “and I just kind of opened …

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[12 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Remaining 'Hunger Games' Tributes Cast, Including Cato & Clove

District 2:
Alexander Ludwig
Isabelle Fuhrman
District 9:
Imanol Yepez-Frias
Annie Thurman
District 10:
Jeremy Marinas
Dakota Hood
Via: Official Hunger Games Facebook

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[12 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
'Hunger Games' Producer, Nina Jacobson, on Fans' Expectations

USA Today spoke to Nina Jacobson, one of the producers on the upcoming Hunger Games adaptation, about pre-production and casting. Here’s an excerpt:
Moments after 20-year-old Jennifer Lawrence was announced as the lead in the movie adaption of The Hunger Games, the Twitter-sphere burst to life. Many rejoiced. But others insisted she was too old for the part of the teenage heroine.
that her eyes weren’t gray and that her hair was the wrong color.
Welcome to the world of Suzanne Collins‘ beloved best-selling novel and its army of devotees who are watching Hollywood’s every move as …

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[9 May 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Stanley Tucci Is Caesar Flickerman in "The Hunger Games"!

Here’s the announcement from the Hunger Games Facebook page:
We are pleased to announce that Stanley Tucci has been cast for the role of Caesar Flickerman, host of The Hunger Games!
Can I just say that this is awesome?! He’s going to be HI-larious as Caesar. I can’t wait to see his wardrobe! LOL
Photo: Steve Granitz/Wire Image via IMDB

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[4 May 2011 | 13 Comments | ]
'Hunger Games' Districts 5-8 Tributes Cast

From the Hunger Games Facebook page—
District 5:
Jacqueline Emerson as Foxface
Chris Mark
District 6:
Kara Petersen
Ashton Moio
District 7:
Leigha Hancock
Sam Ly
District 8:
Mackenzie Lintz
Samuel Tan
What’s cool is that a lot of these actors and actresses have stunt or martial arts experience (one of them’s even a gymnast!), so they’ll definitely be ready for the Games!