What an unlikely but sweet story!
According to TMZ, Lopez floated about
Burn us with your fiery info-arrows, Katniss! We wanna know MORE!!
And girl talked about what it's like filming in Hawaii, how her experience has changed with so many new cast members, and what she does to keep herself grounded as the savvy hunter-gatherer tribute from District 12!
"We were shooting on this beautiful beach and there were sea turtles everywhere. In between takes Josh and Sam and I were running and jumping and swimming in the water. I was like 'I'm getting paid to do this? This is awesome!' "
The Silver Linings Playbook star also revealed what it was like welcoming new addition Sam Clafin AKA the nautical tribute Finnick from District 4. Jennifer shares:
"We've all pretty much established that I'm the little brother of the cast, so I get picked on by everybody else — Woody, Lenny, Josh, everybody. I'm always the target. I had a party for everybody in Atlanta. When Sam, who is obviously the new one, walked in, I was chasing Woody and we'd flipped over my couch and Woody had a sock all the way down his throat…
When you first walk into a scene like that, it's odd. But he's actually really fun."
Jennifer ALSO revealed the best piece of advice she's ever received concerning her role as Katniss! The side-braided lady explains:
"Whenever Gary and I would talk about Katniss, it was '[you're from] District 12 and you're a hunter.' I didn't feel like an action star, I didn't feel like a superhero. I felt like a hunter. That helped keep it grounded in this reality of, she's good at this not because she's a trained killer but because she's a 16-year-old girl who happens to be great with her senses. And still, in this second movie, I'm a hunter."
Oh SO many hearts for you, Mz. Lawrence!
You've captured our favor by playing such an honest version of a futuristic sci-fi character, a version people in OUR time can even relate to!
SO hungry for more J-Law in Catching Fire!
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