Producer Jon Kilik, Lionsgate Motion Picture Group Co-Chairman Patrick Wachsberger, actors Liam Hemsworth, Jennifer Lawrence, Sam Claflin, director Francis Lawrence, Lionsgate Motion Picture Group Co-Chairman Rob Friedman and producer Nina Jacobson pose at the Hunger Games: Catching Fire press event in Cannes on May 18.
Hemsworth, Lawrence, Claflin
Liam Hemsworth and Jennifer Lawrence return for the second installment while Sam Claflin is new to the franchise.
Cast and Director
Liam Hemsworth, Jennifer Lawrence, Sam Claflin and director Francis Lawrence pose at Majestic Barriere.
Francis Lawrence directs Catching Fire. The first installment was directed by Gary Ross. Lawrence's previous films include Touch and Water for Elephants.
Liam Hesmworth returns for Catching Fire as Gale Hawthorne, a resident of Panem, and a friend of Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence).
Jennifer Lawrence wears a black Dior outfit from the Fall 2013 collection. The Silver Linings Playbook actress returns to play Katniss, the determined young woman who won the first Hunger Games, in Catching Fire.
Lawrence won the best actress Oscar for her role in David O. Russell's Silver Linings Playbook. She'll also star in O. Russell'snext film, American Hustle.
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