You may or may not have seen this already, but the role of Katniss has finally been given to someone: 20 year old Jennifer Lawrence of Winter's Bone.
My first reaction:
And then, when I saw Jennifer Lawrence:
I freaked out. If THAT'S KATNISS, THEN I'M FREAKING SANTA CLAUS.
Then I saw this:
And was relieved. That's MUCH better. As long as they dye her hair then I think she looks the part well enough. Now we just have to see if she can pull off the acting.
Now it sounds like the casting department is focusing on Peeta, and right now people are saying that Josh Hutcherson, Alex Pettyfer, and Hunter Parrish--my personal favorite--are all contenders for the role.