The filming of The Hunger Games is complete, according to Lionsgate.
With the announcement that the first film in the much-anticipated franchise is now in the next phase of its production, a full-length trailer can’t be far behind.
In the meantime, here are five key scenes that will define this film event and have fans counting down the days until the premiere, scheduled for March 23.
Be forewarned, as significant spoilers lie ahead …
A Capitol event. According to reports, the scenes shot in the Capitol for the opening ceremonies of The Hunger Games will be nothing short of epic.
Katniss-on-Peeta action: As part of an ongoing saga, Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson get their mack on while in the arena. Do we need to say more?
Hemsworth hunts. Peeta, schmeeta. Some of the hunting scenes featuring Gale show Liam Hemsworth at his ripped finest. Great casting, THG.
Awesome Effie: Elizabeth Banks steals every scene in her pink-wigged, diva-like glory, bringing to life one of the books’ most colorful characters.
RIP Rue: Katniss’s BFF, played by youngster Amandla Stenberg, does not make it out alive, leading to a poignant scene in which Kat adorns Rue’s body with flowers, then sings alongside her fallen comrade’s body. Amazing stuff.
As a viewer, which scenes are you looking forward to the most?
How well do you think this saga will adapt to the big screen?
Tell us below, and be sure to visit The Hollywood Gossip for all the latest news and happenings regarding The Hunger Games between now and March 23.