The second Hunger Games film, Catching Fire, isn’t hitting theatres until November… but that doesn’t mean we can’t get excited about it now! After all, this weekend at Comic-Con, a new trailer will be released and no doubt the internet will go insane once someone uploads a shitty iPhone video of it to YouTube. If you can’t wait for all that excitement, though, you’re in luck! The new series of character posters have been released, and they’re awesome!
Just in case you forgot, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Lenny Kravitz (LOL), Sam Claflin, Stanley Tucci, Elizabeth Banks, Jena Malone, Woody Harrelson and on and on and on. It’s gonna be good! Not as good as the books, if the first movie was anything to go by, but still totally watchable.
I loved The Hunger Games book trilogy, and while I thought the movie was only good rather than great (as most big screen adaptations of books tend to be, unfortunately), I’m pretty pumped for the second installment, Catching Fire, that’s due to hit theatres in November. Plus, the visual effects, costumes and make-up are fantastic, which makes the artwork/promotional posters a lot of fun to look at. Check out the new shot of Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen above, and then scroll through some others below.
“Two is very different from one. When you have one kid, you feel like you can jet set around and you can throw him on the hip and you get your life done. You don’t realize how easy one is until you have two. Now I’m really a mom. Oh, I am a mom now! This is for serious – I am responsible for two people now.”
- Elizabeth Banks explains that she was not really a mother until she was the mother of two children.
Oh, Elizabeth. Oh, girl, no. Take it back.
And to make matters worse, Elizabeth also told a story about how hard it was to take her two children on vacation for ten whole days with only the help of her husband. Can you even imagine?
“[We] had no help, no nannies, no babysitters. It was crazy. You forget how difficult it is to wake up in the middle of the night, how exhausting it is. I lost all my nails. I did dishes and cleaned bottles for 10 days so I lost all those nails!”
Stop, Elizabeth Banks. Stop right now. I don’t want to hear anything else about your hardships. I’d like to be a mother myself one day, but your tales of vacations without nannies and lost fingernails just makes me rethink everything. It’s like, who knew that parenting could be that hard?