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After a quick glance at the cover of this week's Entertainment Weekly, it's clear: Jennifer Lawrence IS Katniss Everdeen.

But how did the 20-year old blonde transform into the protagonist of The Hunger Games? She talks about the process in the EW feature piece.

Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen

On her hair: "I think I just have to stay tan. Or I'll look like the girl from The Ring."

What about training? The Oscar nominee has become adept at archery, track work, stunt drills, and yoga. She was also told to became lean, not "gaunt," in order to begin shooting this week in North Carolina.

On her Hunger Games outfit: "I want to make sure I can run and jump and climb. I've been driving [the costume designers] crazy with the boots: You have to fix this here, you have to make it lighter here, you have to open it up here.' The dresses I don't care about. Just put them on me. It's like Oscar season again."

Pick up the latest issue of EW for a lot more from the star.

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I love this story - and if I had said no, I would regret it every day.

So says Jennifer Lawrence to Entertainment Weekly in that magazine's latest issue. The Winter's Bone star was a controversial choice to portray Katniss Everdeen, mostly due to her age and blonde hair color. But a simple dye job has at least taken care of the latter problem.

Is this the image of Katniss on the big screen you had in mind, readers?

Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss

In an interview with the publication, Lawrence laughed because she recounted the experience of being transformed into the novel's main character... and realized it was akin to exactly what Katniss went through as a Tribute.

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Jennifer Lawrence cannot WAIT to star in The Hunger Games.

The actress says that while she may not look much like the way Katniss Everdeen is described in the book series, she was a big fan long before she was cast as the character in the film adaptation and can't wait to bring her to life.

She hopes her own Hunger Games fanhood will help, as well. "The cool thing about Katniss is that every fan has such a personal relationship with her, they know and understand her in a singular way," she says. "I'm a massive fan, so I get it."

A Jennifer Lawrence Pic

Director Gary Ross and author Suzanne Collins have spoken out in defense of casting Lawrence as Katniss, despite the perceived physical differences.

"She's incredibly powerful, brave, and tough, and yet she has great tenderness and complexity," says Jennifer, who earned an Oscar nod for Winter's Bone. "It was very humbling hearing that Suzanne and Gary feel I embody those traits."

Other traits she says she embodies? Grittiness and toughness:

"I was a cheerleader for six years, but I have a totally competitive side. I'll wrestle anyone at any time. I was the manliest cheerleader. I had the lowest voice."

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The casting rumor has become an official reality for Jennifer Lawrence.

The Wrap reports that this Oscar nominee has been confirmed as Katniss Everdeen, the heroine at the center of Suzanne Collins' best-selling novel series. Lawrence will star in a planned film trilogy that will include The Hunger Games, Catching Fire and Mockingjay.

The Future Katniss

The role of Katniss caps what has been an incredible year for Lawrence. The 20-year was a relative unknown just a few months ago and then rose prominence in Winter's Bone.

She beat out such other young Hollywood stars as Chloe Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca, Saoirse Ronan and Emma Roberts for the part.

What do you think of Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss?

 

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The Twilight Saga just started filming its final two movies. Harry Potter and company will say goodbye this fall.

Don't worry, though, there's a new movie franchise on the way to take the place of these iconic adventures: The Hunger Games, the first book in a trilogy about young men and women who fight to the death in front of a worldwide audience, will hit the big screen next year.

Casting is underway for this sci-fi, futuristic thriller, with fans chiming in on their ideal choice for the story's heroine, Katniss Everdeen. The leading contender, according to E! News and other sources? Jennifer Lawrence.

  • The Hunger Games
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The studio is reportedly "very interested" in the recent Oscar nominee. Other actresses under consideration include Dakota Fanning and Chloe Moretz.

What do you think, Hunger Games fans? Would Lawrence make a believable Katniss, provided she dyed her blonde hair dark, of course?

Jennifer Lawrence Biography

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