Jennifer Lawrence will reprise The Hunger Games role as Katniss

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Jennifer Lawrence isn’t over Katniss Everdeen: The 32-year-old revealed she’s open to playing the famous District 12 warrior from hunger Games concession again.

Friday, diverse Asked No hard feelings star if to reprise the iconic movie role.

“Oh my God, absolutely!” Lawrence said. “If Katniss could come back into my life, 100%. My producing partner just clung to her heart.”

hunger Games It opened in theaters 11 years ago, on March 23, 2012. The film helped launch Lawrence’s career as well as co-stars Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth. The franchise continued with the new hunger Games Movies until 2015.

In 2022, Lawrence sat out Variety of actors on the series cast With actress Viola Davis, where she talks about the franchise. Davis is a star Song of songbirds and snakesan upcoming prequel film that will hit theaters on November 17, 2023. The film stars Rachel Ziegler, Tom Blythe, Peter Dinklage, Jason Schwartzman, and Hunter Schafer.

“in hunger GamesLawrence explained to Davis. “Those books were huge, and I knew the audience was kids.”

She continued, “Nobody has ever put a woman in the lead in an action movie because it wouldn’t work — because we’re told that girls and boys can identify with a male hero, but boys can’t identify with a female lead.” “And it makes me so happy every time I see a movie that just comes out through every one of those beliefs and proves that it’s just a lie to keep some people out of cinema. To keep some people in the same situations they’ve always been in.”

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But the X-Men Alum also explained that the success of the fan-loved franchise really affected her acting mindset.

“I couldn’t really be a life watcher because everyone was watching me,” she said. “I felt my craft suffer. And I didn’t know how to fix it. I was scrambling and trying to fix it by saying yes to this movie and then trying to confront it with this movie. I didn’t realize I hadn’t been making movies until something happened to me.”

In 2022, the Oscar winner shared her thoughts on the upcoming pageant with The New York Times.

“I remember being 21 and thinking, ‘Oh my God, one day they’re going to remake it and remake it. But I’ll be all grown up by then! I will die! Lawrence said.

Now, the movie makes her feel “old as mold,” she jokes.

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