Collider’s CATCHING FIRE Comic-Con Panel Recap

Collider has compiled a pretty comprehensive recap of today’s Catching Fire panel at San Diego Comic-Con.  See below for some of the highlights.

Katniss Effie Peeta New Still

Moderator Dave Karger introduced director Francis LawrenceWillow Shields, Lenny Kravitz, Jena Malone, Jeffrey Wright, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, and Jennifer Lawrence.

Taking over the reins as director from Gary Ross:

  • Francis Lawrence said it’s a dream cast and a dream story, and he had a lot of fun with the film.

Katniss’ challenges in Catching Fire:

  • Jennifer Lawrence said that Katniss is suffering PTSD from the games, and now Peeta understands a part of her that Gale never will.

The love triangle:

  • Hutcherson said that it’s very complicated, as Peeta expressed his strong feelings and he’s now come to find that “it was an act.”  Lawrence corrected him by saying, “it was complicated.

  • Hemsworth said that it took three days to film his torture scene.

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