Now that "Harry Potter" has finally dropped the curtain on its big screen saga, it's time for another hit fantasy book series to take the stage (okay, aside from "Twilight"). That's where "The Hunger Games" comes in.
The books, authored by Suzanne Collins, are worldwide bestsellers, and have already begun their transition from written word to blockbuster film saga. And unlike the Potter or Twilight series, this planned trilogy already has a superstar cast line up.
Oscar-nominee Jennifer Lawrence is the lead, heroine Katniss Everdeen, while Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth will play teen warriors Peeta Mellark and Gale Hawthorne, respectively. Elizabeth Banks will play guide Effie Trinket, while Woody Harrelson is Haymitch, Katniss's mentor.
While there's no trailer or even little clip out yet, the producers, Lionsgate Film, at least provided this juicy motion poster, conveying the seriousness and, hopefully, epic nature of the films.
SUBSCRIBE AND FOLLOW
Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Newsletters may offer personalized content or advertisements.Learn more