'Hunger Games': Jennifer Lawrence 'Should Be Nominated' For An Oscar For Work As Katniss

With less than two months to go before the March 23 premiere of The Hunger Games, the first installment of Suzanne Collins’ breathlessly addicting Mockingjay trilogy, director Gary Ross is already predicting the possibility of another nomination for his 21-year-old star Jennifer Lawrence come next year’s Oscars. “The range in this performance, the emotional terrain that she investigates, the demands of what this role are,” he raves of Lawrence’s portrayal of series heroine Katniss Everdeen, a 16-year-old forced alongside other children into a televised fight-to-the-death. “It’s such an intensely physical role and an emotional one. She carries the entire movie. To be able to do that at that age is so kind of incredible that I was in a little bit of awe. Do I think she should be nominated? Absolutely.”

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alycakes1727d ago

I think this is going to be an awesome movie that is going to bring notice to her acting and everyone else who is involved in this movie. This isn't a nice clean atmosphere type....a lot of it was very hard for them and they actually got hurt at times filming and very, very dirty.