Jennifer Lawrence on ‘X-Men’ and the Key to Playing Katniss in ‘The Hunger Games’

In the movie "X-Men: First Class," a prequel in the comic-book adaptation franchise, opening next Friday, Jennifer Lawrence plays Mystique, a blue-skinned mutant with shape-shifting abilities. It’s the 20-year-old actress’s debut in the category of big-budget fantasy pictures. Next year she’ll lead "The Hunger Games," based on the bestselling novel by Suzanne Collins. With her hair dyed a dark auburn to play "Hunger Games" heroine Katniss Everdeen, the Oscar-nominated actress spoke to us in New York, where six years ago a photographer snapped her picture on the street and put her on a path into show business. Read More...


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