We heart the books and saw the movie over and over in theatres. Now,
you can get the DVD and relive the games and excitement again! (Plus, check out
cutie Josh Hutcherson some more.)
Hunger Games lands on DVD TODAY!
Have you already snagged your copy? Along with the actual flick, the DVD is
loaded with tons of special features. As if it couldn’t get any better, right?!
Here’s the lowdown on some of our faves.
The World is
Watching: The Making of The Hunger Games
out behind-the-scenes footage of the cast goofin’ off around set. Plus, get the
inside look on what it was like to make the movie—from casting to
the vid that was screened during the reaping in its entirety. Trust us, it
totes looks like something that came straight from the Capitol.
Suzanne Collins & The Hunger Games
to the cast and crew of the film talk about how the story is totally relevant
to life today. Creepy! Plus, find out about how Suzanne came up with the idea
for the books.
a closer look at how the crew created the Game Center (it was almost entirely
green screen!) and why having it was so important to the flick. ‘Cause, as you
know, you don’t see the Game Center in the books!
Want more Hunger Games fun? Flip through the most
memorable quotes the cast gave us when we chatted with them earlier this year
for GL’s April/May 2012 issue…
always have to believe in who you are and be true to yourself. Especially after
something as big as The Hunger Games,
because it’s going to be a crazy time.”—Willow Shields (Prim) on her newfound
trained with a U.S. Navy Seal to bulk up. I wanted Cato to have as strong a
physical and mental presence as possible.”—Alexander Ludwig on training for his
role as Cato
17-year-old who still sleeps with a stuffed animal? Think what you want. But
you should always own who you are and what you’re doing in that
moment.”—Jacqueline Emerson (Foxface) on her cure for homesickness while
filming The Hunger Games
we were on set in the middle of the woods, it took a long time to get to the
bathrooms. So when I had to go, Jen and I would trudge into the woods and take
some pee breaks together.”—Amandla Stenberg (Rue) on her and co-star Jennifer
Lawrence’s unusual bonding experience
swimming and Liam [Hemsworth] had never seen a crawfish before. I thought I saw
[one], so I went to pick it up. Turns out, it was a leech. It latched onto my
hand and I started freaking out like a sissy.”—Josh Hutcherson (Peeta) on his
favorite off-set Hunger Games memory
“I have a
lot of fire and a bit of fight in me.”—Isabelle Fuhrman comparing herself to
her Hunger Games character, Clove
“I had to
lose a lot of weight. Before we started shooting, my brother texted me, ‘It’s
called ‘Hunger’ Games, not ‘Eating’ Games.”—Liam Hemsworth on prepping for the
role of Gale.
sure to grab your copy of The Hunger
(available today!). Then come back and share your thoughts.
your favorite Hunger Games star? Blog
about it, babes.
BY KELLY MYSLINSKI AND PATRICIA MCNAMARA ON 8/18/2012 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN entertainment, movies, The Hunger Games, DVDs, celebrity interviews, Celebs, Josh Hutcherson, Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Willow Shields, Amandla Stenberg, Isabelle Fuhrman, Jacqueline Emerson