Whats the hunger games. The novels in the trilogy are titled the hunger games 2008 catching fire 2009 and mockingjay 2010. Directed by gary ross. As katniss makes her way from her home to the meadow and finally to the woods where people of the district are forbidden to go we learn about katniss life in the impoverished part of her district the seam and her family. The hunger games is a 2012 american dystopian science fiction adventure film directed by gary ross from a screenplay by ross suzanne collins and billy rayit is based on the 2008 novel of the same name by collins.
The series feature an ensemble cast including jennifer lawrence as katniss everdeen josh hutcherson as peeta mellark liam hemsworth as. The hunger games is a young adult dystopian novel written by suzanne collins. It was originally published on september 14 2008. The hunger games film series is composed of science fiction dystopian adventure films based on the hunger games trilogy of novels by the american author suzanne collinsthe movies are distributed by lionsgate and produced by nina jacobson and jon kilik.
In the hunger games the capitol the heart of. The film is the first installment in the hunger games film seriesit stars jennifer lawrence josh hutcherson liam hemsworth woody harrelson elizabeth banks lenny kravitz. The hunger games is about a country called panem in the ruins of north america somewhat in the future and its annual competition the hunger games. The hunger games begins on the day of the reaping in district 12.
24 tributes 2 kids from each of the 12 districts one boy one girl are chosen out of a drawing to fight to the death. The film is centered around katniss everdeen a 16 year old girl from district 12. A televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve districts of panem are chosen at random to fight to the death. The book is the first in the hunger games trilogy followed by catching fire then mockingjay.
The novels have all been developed into films starring jennifer lawrence with the film adaptation. The hunger games is a series of young adult dystopian novels written by american novelist suzanne collinsthe series is set in the hunger games universe and follows young katniss everdeen. Katniss everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sisters place in the hunger games.