The actress got quite a break when she was cast in a plum role at age 13, but then she had to deal with racist responses.
"I've been so impressed by these students and what they're doing," Lawrence says of the teens at the forefront of the #NeverAgain movement for gun control.
Woody Harrelson has proven he can do comedy and drama with effortless ease. He can go from brooding alcoholic Haymitch in The Hunger Games to a wisecracking hypnotist in this week’s new Now You See Me 2. And he hosted perhaps the best episode of Saturday Night Live in its 40th season. This throwback clip is from his opening monologue, which sends up Taylor Swift’s album 1989.
On Late Night With Seth Meyers, Liam Hemsworth stopped by to promote The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2. While discussing the various press tours for the film, Meyers brought up Hemsworth’s co-star Jennifer Lawrence, specifically her habit of taking tumbles. Jennifer’s clumsiness is well documented. After winning an Oscar in 2013 for Silver Linings Playbook, the actress took a spill while walking up the steps to give her acceptance speech.
Jennifer Lawrence can add master prankster to her impressive resume. Popular YouTubers Smosh, who are known for pranking celebs during interviews, decided to take on J.Law during a press junket for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2. What comedy duo Ian Andrew Hecox and Anthony Padilla didn’t know was that the Oscar winner was actually pulling a fast one on them, too. The 25-year-old, along with co-stars Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson, joined Defy Media’s latest “pranks for good” initiative, helping to raise awareness about muscular dystrophy.
Liam Hemsworth and Jennifer Lawrence in ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2′ (Lionsgate) In the dystopian future, being selected to step into the Arena of the annual Hunger Games will be a deadly stroke of bad luck. Lionsgate, the studio behind the monster-hit big-screen adaptations of author Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games series, has long considered extending the life of the series with new, real-world attractions.
Donald Trump came to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night, and the host got steamrolled, just like pretty much everyone who has tried to crack the Yakking Enigma That Is Trump ever since he announced his candidacy for President. Colbert tried flattery (“You’re the leader!” — of the polls, that is), abjectness (“I apologize,” he said, for mean things he’s said about Trump in the past, inviting Trump to apologize to someone, anyone, to no avail), and tossed him a softball question Colbert called a “meatball” (“Barack Obama — born in the United States?”).
'Escobar: Paradise Lost' and 'Hunger Games' star Josh Hutcherson answers some decidedly left-field fan questions.
The time for revolution is at hand, and film critics are eager to get on with it. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 is receiving mixed-to-positive reviews, with the general consensus that the penultimate Hunger Games movie just doesn’t feel complete on its own. “Part 1 is a likable preamble, a moment to let the flames die down before adding more fuel,” Henry Barnes writes in The Guardian.