Katniss Everdeen might have survived the Hunger Games, but her struggles are far from over. The second of four films in the series, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, stars Jennifer Lawrence as the bow-wielding heroine returning home for a brief time before touring Panem as its latest celebrity.
Fans of the series based on Suzanne Collins’ novels are eagerly awaiting the latest adaptation by I Am Legend director Francis Lawrence, who took over from Gary Ross. To get viewers excited, the official Hunger Games Facebook page has revealed a trio of new images with a bit of information. The above image was posted with the following text: “A promise kept. Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) returns home to her sister Prim (Willow Shields) in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.”
“The heart of a rebel… – Gale Hawthorne (Liam Hemsworth) in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.”
“It was impossible for her to forget… Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.”
Here’s the official synopsis:
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire begins as Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a “Victor’s Tour” of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) – a competition that could change Panem forever.
Opening Nov. 22, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire also stars Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Stanley Tucci, Elizabeth Banks, Jena Malone, Woody Harrelson and a host of others.