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Originally posted 06/03/2014 03:30PM
Thailand's military rulers said Tuesday they are monitoring a new form of silent resistance to the coup – a three-fingered salute borrowed from The Hunger Games – and will arrest those in large groups who ignore warnings to lower their arms.
Originally posted 11/21/2013 07:00PM
It's been two months since Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus ended their engagement, but the Hunger Games: Catching Fire star says he's doing okay.
"These days I feel like I'm more centered and grounded than I've ever been," he tells the Associated Press.
The actor, who met Cyrus in 2010 on the set of their film The Last Song, admits he's gone through a lot since he moved to Hollywood from his native Australia five years ago.
Originally posted 11/16/2013 09:30AM
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Originally posted 11/15/2013 11:00AM
There was much to love about 2012's The Hunger Games, from Jennifer Lawrence's badass portrayal of heroine Katniss Everdeen to Elizabeth Banks's over-the-top ensembles as Effie Trinket. But for a certain group of fans, the book's big-screen adaptation got one very important aspect of the story wrong: Prim's cat.
The beloved feline of Katniss's younger sister is described as having a yellow coat, an aspect that inspires Prim to name him Buttercup. In last year's blockbuster, however, Buttercup was portrayed by a black-and-white cat – until author Suzanne Collins had a word with Catching Fire director Francis Lawrence.
"That was a request from Nina [Jacobson] the producer and Suzanne the author," he told io9.com of the change. "They thought the cat from the first movie was not the way he was described in the book. And that had annoyed a bunch of fans, and things like that."
Originally posted 11/13/2013 01:45PM
It's becoming an all out fashion war between Joan Rivers and Jennifer Lawrence.
Rivers, 80, is firing back at the 23-year-old actress after she criticized her E! show Fashion Police for teaching young people "the wrong values."
"There are shows like the Fashion Police that are just showing these generations of young people to judge people based on all the wrong values and that it's OK to point at people and call them ugly or fat," The Independent reported Lawrence as telling Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer while promoting The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. "We have to stop treating each other like that and stop calling each other fat."
Rivers immediately took to social media to respond with cutting humor.
Originally posted 11/13/2013 09:05AM
Well, that was quick! Liam Hemsworth has admitted in a new interview that he's single again.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire star – who was spotted making out with Mexican actress Eiza Gonzalez in September – tells Extra's Terri Seymour that he's not dating anyone right now.
"I don't have a lady at the moment," the 23-year-old admitted.
Originally posted 11/11/2013 02:00PM
Originally posted 11/11/2013 04:00PM
Hunger Games fans may soon be able to sample the dangers of Panem from the safety of a family-friendly theme park.
Originally posted 10/15/2013 09:20AM
On screen and on the page, The Hunger Games are a gladiator-style battle to the death. Behind the scenes making the movies, it's another competition altogether.
Just ask Josh Hutcherson who plays Peeta Mellark to Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss Everdeen.
Having filmed the latest, Hunger Games, Catching Fire, opening Nov. 22, Hutcherson tells Seventeen for its November issue (on sale Oct. 22) that in a test of wits as to who's funnier, he or Lawrence, "We have this debate all the time – I think it's me!"
Originally posted 10/09/2013 05:30PM
Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson doesn't believe in labels.
The actor, 20, discusses sexuality in an interview with Out magazine and admits, "Maybe I could say right now I'm 100 percent straight. But who knows? In a f–––ing year, I could meet a guy and be like, 'Whoa, I'm attracted to this person.'"
"I've met guys all the time that I'm like, 'Damn, that's a good-looking guy,' you know? I've never been, like, 'Oh, I want to kiss that guy.' I really love women. But I think defining yourself as 100 percent anything is kind of near-sighted and close-minded," he says.
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