Jennifer Lawrence is fresh to play nan woman connected occurrence again.
The Oscar victor says she is unfastened to returning to nan “Hunger Games” franchise aft she became a family sanction for her activity arsenic Katniss successful nan 4 movies.
“Oh, my God – totally!” Lawrence told maine Friday greeting during a Zoom video question and reply while promoting her caller coming-of-age comedy, “No Hard Feelings.” “If Katniss ever could ever travel backmost into my life, 100 percent.”
Looking disconnected camera, she added, “My producing partner conscionable clutched her heart.”
The 4 “Hunger Games” installments starred Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Stanley Tucci, Elizabeth Banks, Donald Sutherland and Woody Harrelson. The first, released successful 2012, was directed by Gary Ross pinch nan pursuing 3 helmed by Francis Lawrence.
An upcoming prequel movie, “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,” stars Viola Davis, Rachel Zegler, Tom Blyth, Peter Dinklage, Jason Schwartzman and Hunter Schafer. The movie chronicles Coriolanus Snow’s emergence to powerfulness to go President of Panem. It is group for merchandise Nov. 17.
“No Hard Feelings” is simply a raunchy rom-com starring Lawrence arsenic a 32-year-old Uber driver who is hired by a able mates (Matthew Broderick and Laura Benanti) to day and seduce their 19-year-old boy (Andrew Barth Feldman) to thief him get retired of his ammunition earlier heading disconnected to assemblage successful speech for a car.
I asked Feldman, 21, if he remembers seeing Lawrence successful “The Hunger Games” for nan first time.
“You astir apt weren’t moreover born,” Lawrence cracked.
Feldman replied, “I was astir apt astir 10 years old. I publication nan books and past nan movies came retired and it was a phenomenon. I watched them precocious conscionable for nosy and I did matter [Lawrence] erstwhile it was happening. Those moves are truthful good. That full genre didn’t beryllium yet. Nor did we cognize that genre of movie incorporated specified a immense and truthful and beautiful capacity from Jen.”
Lawrence quipped, “I can’t judge you could publication erstwhile you were 10.”
“No Hard Feelings,” directed by Gene Stupnitsky (“Good Boys”), is successful theaters June 23.