Jennifer Lawrence is close to receiving an offer to star as Katniss in the film adaptation of The Hunger Games, Variety reports.
Hunger Games, the first in Suzanne Collins' trilogy of young...
The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games, the highly anticipated movie adaptation of Suzanne Collins' futuristic young adult thriller, will hit theaters March 23, 2012, Lionsgate announced.
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The book trilogy follows 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives in a post-apocalyptic world called Panem. Everdeen participates in an annual event where 24 participants are forced to eliminate their competitors — literally — with all citizens required to watch.
After a stellar riding career highlighted by three Kentucky Derby wins, election to the Hall of Fame and a major role in the Oscar-nominated Seabiscuit, jockey Gary Stevens moves from the saddle to the TV analyst's chair for the 132nd Run for the Roses. Stevens adds a unique perspective to TVG's countdown to the Derby as well as to NBC's Triple Crown coverage in Louisville and Baltimore (Preakness Stakes), before handing off to ABC and fellow jockey-turned-analyst Jerry Bailey for the Belmont Stakes in New York. Stevens briefly retired once before (in December 1999) but seems far more content with his decision to move on this time.
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In his quest to shepherd a full 90 percent of all prime-time television programming, prolific producer Jerry Bruckheimer (The Amazing Race, E-Ring, Close to Home, Without a Trace, the CSIs) is teaming with Seabiscuit writer-director Gary Ross on a medical drama for NBC, Variety reports. The series, about a rogue researcher tracking a mysterious illness, is titled Invisible. No, not Inconceivable. Shame on you! Invisible. Write it down.