Kastniss Everdeen is Cast for Hunger Games

Jennifer Lawrence

E! are reporting that producers have finally cast the lead role in the upcoming adaptation of The Hunger Games. Katniss will be portrayed by rising star, Jennifer Lawrence, who was most recently seen in Winter’s Bone. The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins, is a post-apocalyptic story about a female gladiator, Katniss Everdeen.

Honestly, i’m not sure about the choice. She certainly doesn’t look the part of the tough warrior, however she was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress so she obviously has the chops for it.

Read more about this over at E! Online