Gary Ross credits ‘The Hunger Games’ for inspiration behind ‘Ocean’s 8’

If you’re living under a rock – the all-female heist movie, Ocean’s 8, dropped its first trailer yesterday. The movie is directed by The Hunger Games alum, Gary Ross. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Ross talks about the influence of Katniss Everdeen, a woman protagonist, on Ocean’s 8 as a deliberate choice of project. “When I did Hunger Games I had so many people warn me that it could never be … Continue reading Gary Ross credits ‘The Hunger Games’ for inspiration behind ‘Ocean’s 8’

Jennifer Lawrence named Most Valuable Star of 2014 by Vulture

Vulture.com released its third annual list of Most Valuable Stars. Jennifer Lawrence clinched the top spot this year, knocking off Robert Downey Jr., who’s held the position for the last two years and slipped on second this year. Rounding the top five places are Leonardo DiCaprio, Sandra Bullock and Denzel Washington. Jennifer Lawrence, the “girl on fire who’s doing everything right,” moves up two spots since … Continue reading Jennifer Lawrence named Most Valuable Star of 2014 by Vulture

Jennifer Lawrence makes Forbes list of Highest Earning Actresses

The financial publication, Forbes, has released its list of the Highest Earning Actresses in Hollywood, which is topped by Gravity star Sandra Bullock. The Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence lands on the second position, with a $34 million earning thanks to the franchise. She’s also ranked 12th on the Celebrity 100 list which measures a mix of earning and fame. Who says women can’t be action heroes? … Continue reading Jennifer Lawrence makes Forbes list of Highest Earning Actresses

Forbes declares Jennifer Lawrence the "Most Powerful Actress"

Forbes, the tireless cultural and entertainment statistician of our times, has now declared Jennifer Lawrence the “Most Powerful Actress” in all acting. Combining her box-office earnings, especially The Hunger Games and X-Men franchises, coupled with her three Academy Award nominations – and a win in 2013 for Silver Linings Playbook, Forbes estimates that she earned $34 million between June 2013 and June 2014. Of course, she’s also just 23. Rounding … Continue reading Forbes declares Jennifer Lawrence the "Most Powerful Actress"

'Cathing Fire' wins Favorite Movie and more at Kids Choice Awards 2014

The annual Kids Choice Awards 2014 aired live tonight on Nickelodeon. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and its actors were nominated in several categories and took home most of the awards. The movie clinched the ‘Favorite Movie’ title, while Jennifer Lawrence, too, won in both categories she was nominated in: ‘Favorite Movie Actress’ and ‘Favorite Female Buttkicker’. In the latter category, Johanna Mason actress Jena Malone was nominated … Continue reading 'Cathing Fire' wins Favorite Movie and more at Kids Choice Awards 2014

'Catching Fire' and cast members nominated for MTV Movie Awards

It’s that time of the year, everyone! The MTV Movie Awards 2014 announced the full list of nominees on Thursday morning. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has clinched the Best Movie nomination, and the actors are nominated in various categories. Check out the relevant categories below: Movie of the Year: •“12 Years a Slave” •“American Hustle” •“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” •“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” … Continue reading 'Catching Fire' and cast members nominated for MTV Movie Awards

Watch: Heroes Montage from the Oscars 2014 featuring Katniss Everdeen

The 2014 Oscars were as The Hunger Games-friendly as they could be without actually nominating the franchise. From Rue’s Whistle to a mix of Catching Fire score when Jennifer Lawrence walked on-stage to present the Best Actor Award, to the inclusion of Katniss Everdeen from both the movies in the Heroes Montage exhibited during the awards ceremony. The montage is now online, courtesy someone rightly opinionated about how there … Continue reading Watch: Heroes Montage from the Oscars 2014 featuring Katniss Everdeen

'Catching Fire', Jennifer Lawrence and Jena Malone nominated for Kids Choice Awards

The 2014 Kids Choice Awards announced its nominations on Monday, February 24th. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, along with its actors Jennifer Lawrence and Jena Malone, has been nominated. BEST FILM The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Iron Man 3 Oz the Great and Powerful The Smurfs 2 FAVORITE MOVIE ACTRESS Sandra Bullock Mila Kunis Jennifer Lawrence Jayma Mays FAVORITE FEMALE BUTTKICKER Sandra Bullock Jennifer Lawrence Evangeline Lilly Jena … Continue reading 'Catching Fire', Jennifer Lawrence and Jena Malone nominated for Kids Choice Awards

Vote for 'Catching Fire', Jennifer Lawrence and Sam Claflin at Empire Awards

The Jameson Empire Awards 2014 are here with their list of nominees as decided by the public. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and its actors have clinched several nominations, and now it’s time to vote for the final awards. BEST THRILLER Captain Phillips The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Now You See Me Prisoners Trance BEST SCI-FI / FANTASY Gravity The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug The … Continue reading Vote for 'Catching Fire', Jennifer Lawrence and Sam Claflin at Empire Awards

Jennifer Lawrence, Suzanne Collins & Nina Jacobson make Women in Entertainment Power 100 List

The Hollywood Reporter’s 2013 Women in Entertainment Power 100 list was released on December 12. While Anne Sweeney, President of Disney/ABC Television Group leads the list, The Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins, producer Nina Jacobson and leading actress Jennifer Lawrence make the list too. 11/100 The Box-Office Queens Jennifer Lawrence, 23 Sandra Bullock, 49 Melissa McCarthy, 43 Only three actresses starred in two home runs in 2013: Bullock pulled … Continue reading Jennifer Lawrence, Suzanne Collins & Nina Jacobson make Women in Entertainment Power 100 List