First Look: Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss!

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First look at Katniss!  Jennifer Lawrence graces the cover of the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games

Lawrence's locks have changed from their usual blonde to Katniss' signature brown do.  She is also wearing the gold mockingjay pin and has her bow and arrows on her back.  She looks amazing!  What do you think about the new Katniss?

Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen

She admits to EW that she had reservations when she was first offered the part.

“I knew that as soon as I said yes, 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... I love this story, and if I had said no, I would regret it every day.”

Lawrence already has some of Katniss in her.  Continue reading to see how she feels she can already relate.

Lawrence says she feel for Katniss and has already somewhat been in her shoes.

“He was asking me what the experience was like,” she recalls, “and I just kind of opened up and said, ‘I feel like a rag doll. I have hair and makeup people coming to my house every day and putting me in new, uncomfortable, weird dresses and expensive shoes, and I just shut down and raise my arms up for them to get the dress on, and pout my lips when they need to put the lipstick on.’ And we both started laughing because that’s exactly what it’s like for Katniss in the Capitol. She was a girl who’s all of a sudden being introduced to fame. I know what that feels like to have all this flurry around you and feel like, ‘Oh, no, I don’t belong here.’”

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The Hunger Games Quotes

Okay, listen to me, you're stronger than they are. You are. They just want a good show, that's all they want. You know how to hunt. Show them how good you are.

Gale Hawthorne

Peeta Mellark: I just keep wishing I could think of a way to show them that they don't own me. If I'm gonna die, I wanna still be me.
Katniss Everdeen: I just can't afford to think like that.

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