This film is the first of a trilogy of novels written by Suzanne Collins. The Hunger Games are a nationally televised show in which “Tributes” must fight each other until one survivor remains.
The story is set in a future where a nation called Panem (ruins of North America) consists of 12 districts, and each of them send every year a teenage boy and girl to compete in The Hunger Games. The main line is about a girl named Katniss. She is sent to the games and forced to rely upon her sharp instincts and in the mentorship of a drunken former, Haymitch Abernathy.
The Hunger Games is directed by Gary Ross, and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Willow Shields, Woody Harrelson, Lenny Kravitz among others.
This teaser trailer gives us a first look at the film. Don’t miss it.
The Hunger Games – Trailer HD
The Hunger Games movie will be in theaters on March 23rd, 2012.