9:38am PT by Philiana Ng
'Hunger Games': Katniss Shows Off Her Archery Skills (Video)
In three weeks, the big-screen adaptation of The Hunger Games hits theaters -- and a new clip from the anticipated Lionsgate film has surfaced.
The scene features heroine Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) displaying her impressive archery skills in the pre-Hunger Games chaos. Are the rest of the judges, those who will be competing against her for their lives, watching with mouths agape? Maybe not at first, but surely when she murders an apple, Seneca Crane (Wes Bentley) and company pay a little more attention.
As fans of the Suzanne Collins novel are well aware, this scene plays out almost exactly as described in the book, a good sign for those desiring a more loyal film interpretation.
THR reported on Thursday that The Hunger Games could approach $100 million at the domestic box office.
The Hunger Games, co-starring Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks and Woody Harrelson, opens March 23.
Watch the scene below: