In a new interview with the major French newspaper Le Figaro, the almighty Jennifer Lawrence shared some details and thoughts about Mockingjay - Parts 1 & 2.
We've translated parts of the interview for your reading pleasure:
Le Figaro: The release of Mockingjay - Part 2 in 2015 will mark the end of the saga. What did you take away from this adventure?
Jennifer: It's the first time I have played the same role for several years. My character, Katniss, and I, are similar: we live in the countryside, we must fight to survive in a foreign environment. Katniss must literally kill to survive, which fortunately is not the case with me! Following Catching Fire, she is suffering from post-traumatic stress. In Mockingjay, she is so vulnerable that she must rebuild herself. It was interesting and exciting to grow with her, facing such exceptional circumstances, like when I was learning my craft in Hollywood, where everything was happening at breakneck speed.
Like for Katniss, it seems difficult for you to adapt to your celebrity status...I hesitated for three long days before accepting The Hunger Games. I dreamed of independent films. I was afraid of being identified as a prominent character for young people. At 20, one is rarely faced with a decision that will have such an impact on our future. I was not sure about wanting this life. But I was afraid of one day regretting missing this opportunity. Since then, I realised that anything I do, at any level, would cause me to lose a part of my private life...
Read the full interview (in French) at Le Figaro.