Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Future Of Film
The 100 Greatest Video Games
Robin Williams: The Big Interview
Kevin Feige:
My Movie Life

The Marvel supremo's pick of the flicks
Want To Be An Empire Journalist?
Find out how here
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Tak3n Trailer Smashes Online
It ends here
Dominic Cooper Boards Marvel's Agent Carter
The young Howard Stark is officially back
Netflix To Simultaneously Release Crouching Tiger 2
Streaming service makes big deal
David Fincher Will Direct The First Season Of HBO's Utopia
He'll be busy next year...
New Look At Oscar Isaac In A Most Violent Year
J. C. Chandor's Once Upon A Time In America
Teaser Trailer For Inherent Vice
Paul Thomas Anderson does Thomas Pynchon
Billy Elliot Beats The Equalizer
Live screening of stage musical scores at the UK box office
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
YESTERDAY
Elizabeth Banks And More Join Magic Mike XXL
Donald Glover among the new recruits
Hear Lorde's Single From Mockingjay - Part 1
Yellow Flicker Beat hits the web
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Big Hero 6
13 February 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
The Riot Club (2014)
Empire Star Rating
A Most Wanted Man (2014)
Empire Star Rating
God’s Pocket
Empire Star Rating
Transformers: Age Of Extinction (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Leave To Remain (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

New Hunger Games Still Online
Katniss and Prim hug it out

11 April 2013  |  Written by Phil de Semlyen  |  Source: Coming Soon

submit to reddit

After all that slaughter and haute couture in The Hunger Games - hey, wandering around on fire ain't easy, as Evil Knievel will testify - life doesn't get a whole lot more fun for Katniss Everdeen in the next instalment of the trilogy, Catching Fire.

This new still from the Panem promotional archives, showing a war-torn Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) consoling her sister Primrose (Willow Shields), is evidence that emotional trauma and physical violence are never too far from raising their ugly heads in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.


When we left Prim at the reaping, she was spared a grim fate by her sister's intervention. In the second film she's implicitly under threat again, as Katniss returns to District 12 and the Capitol's harsh spotlight falls on their village.

Different characters - Prim lacks her big sis's doughty spirit but has talents as a healer - the two form the core of a tightly-knit family. Hurt the younger and the bow-and-arrowing older will probably make a pin cushion of your face.

Picking up in the aftermath of a successful, unprecedented games, Catching Fire mires Katniss and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) in the politics of The Capitol and the media horrorshow of President Snow's (Donald Sutherland) construction. The pair are forced onto a Victory Tour of the districts that's aimed at stilling whispers of rebellion as the 75th Annual Hunger Games, The Quarter Quell, are prepared. Needless to say, it doesn't have quite the desired effect.
 
Francis Lawrence is directing the sequel, which also stars (deep breath) Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Sam Claflin, Lenny Kravitz, Stanley Tucci, Jenna Malone, Liam Hemsworth and Toby Jones. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire arrives in UK cinemas on November 22.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

More Backstage Wolverine Pictures Arrive
Mangold gets his tweet on
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script

SPECIAL FEATURE
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time EMPIRE READERS' POLL: THE 301 GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME
You turned out in your hundreds and thousands, and here are the results... Browse the full list


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
The Bond Girls Who Made It Big
The actresses who overcame the curse of 007 to forge successful careers

The Future Of Film: A Woman Will Direct Star Wars
No longer a men’s club, Hollywood is going to start opening its doors...

The Empire Podcast #130: Interviews With Rosamund Pike, Lee Child And Antoine Fuqua
The Gone Girl star, Jack Reacher author and The Equalizer director pop in for a chat

The Future Of Film: Movie Posters Will Talk To You (And Buy Your Tickets)
Movie posters will be bigger, better... and talk to you?

The 50 Greatest Voice Performances In Movies
Who has the most talented tonsils in town?

25 Movie Songs Bigger Than The Movie
The film tunes that transcend their origins...

Denzel Washington: A Viewer’s Guide
The highs and lows of The Equalizer star’s career to date

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 6 Issues Of Empire For Only £15!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 6 issues of Empire for just £15!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)