As director Gary Ross
begins preparations to adapt one of the most popular books of the past few years, The Hunger Games
by Suzanne Collins
, the most important decision he must make is casting his lead character: Katniss Everdeen. A self-sufficient, 16-year-old bad-ass female hero, Katniss is one of two kids selected from her district to compete in the annual titular fight to the death; a government organized, televised event in which only ...