Jennifer Lawrence to star in "Hunger Games" - Yahoo! NewsJennifer Lawrence to star in "Hunger Games"
By Sofia M. Fernandez – Thu Mar 17, 6:20 pm ET
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Jennifer Lawrence, the Oscar-nominated star of "Winter's Bone," has been officially cast as plucky protagonist Katniss Everdeen in "Hunger Games," the film adaptation of the Suzanne Collins young adult novel.
Gary Ross is directing the Lionsgate project, which is being produced by Nina Jacobson and her Color Force banner.