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New TV spot is counting down to 'The Hunger Games' event

By Anthony Pearson Mar 17, 2012, 14:09 GMT

New TV spot is counting down to 'The Hunger Games' event

In a not-too-distant future, the United States of America has collapsed, weakened by drought, fire, famine, and war, to be replaced by Panem, a country divided into the Capitol and 12 districts. Each year, two young representatives from each district are selected by lottery to participate in The Hunger Games. Part entertainment, part brutal intimidation of the subjugated districts, the televised games are broadcasted throughout Panem as the 24 participants are ...more

We have added a new TV spot labelled "Countdown Event" for Lionsgate's highly anticipated sci-fi drama "The Hunger Games."

Buzz for "The Hunger Games" is building a week before it's release, with hailing critics currently earning it a 100% recommended rating on RottenTomatoes.

Based on the novel by Suzanne Collins' and directed by Gary Ross, the film's cast includes - Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Amandla Stenberg, Dayo Okeniyi, Elizabeth Banks, Paula Malcomson, Leven Rambin, Jack Quaid, Willow Shields, Wes Bentley, Stanley Tucci, Woody Harrelson, Lenny Kravitz and Donald Sutherland.

Watch the "Countdown Event" TV spot for "The Hunger Games" below;

"The Hunger Games" is released across the US and UK from March 23rd, 2012.

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the evil Capitol of the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. A twisted punishment for a past uprising and an ongoing government intimidation tactic, The Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which "Tributes" must fight with one another until one survivor remains.

Pitted against highly-trained Tributes who have prepared for these Games their entire lives, Katniss is forced to rely upon her sharp instincts as well as the mentorship of drunken former victor Haymitch Abernathy. If she's ever to return home to District 12, Katniss must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.

"The Hunger Games" is directed by Gary Ross, and produced by Nina Jacobson's Color Force in tandem with producer Jon Kilik. Suzanne Collins' best-selling novel, the first in a trilogy published by Scholastic that has over 16 million copies in print in the United States alone, has developed a massive global following.

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