The first photos of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire with Jennifer Lawrence were released by Lionsgate on Monday ahead of the November 22 release date.
In the new Catching Fire photos, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) take the stage during their Victors Tour and neither one looks particularly pleased to be there. Hunger Games fans also get an up-and-close look at Finnick Odair (Sam Claflin), another tribute who will become a delicious distraction for Katniss in Catching Fire.
In the final photo, director Francis Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth chat with Jennifer Lawrence in the middle of a scene straight out of the town of Panem.
Catching Fire is the sequel to the highly successful Hunger Games film that was released back in March 2012.
In The Hunger Games Catching Fire, Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark return to District 12 after their win at the 74th Annual Hunger Games. They then embark on their Victors Tour around Panem before the third annual Quarter Quell. While on the tour, Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering despite President Snow’s (Donald Sutherland) control of the Capitol which is in full preparation for the 75th Annual Hunger Games.
Director Francis Lawrence and his crew recently finished filming the sequel in December in Hawaii. Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Willow Shields, Woody Harrelson, and Lenny Kravitz all reprised their roles in Catching Fire.
Although the sequel welcomed back many original characters, fans were eager to catch the first looks of the new cast, which includes Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Amanda Plummer, Maria Howell, Bruno Gunn, Meta Golding, Jena Malone, Sam Claflin, and Alan Ritchson.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire will hit theatres on November 22, 2013.