The Girl on Fire just cannot stop defying the Capitol with demonstrations that prove that Panem doesn’t have to fear the power of what the Capitol stands for. Katniss Everdeen’s latest act of insurrection: she broke the Hunger Games. The Capitol, especially President Snow, will not take her actions lying down. Panem is on the cusp of war and with the climate as charged as it can possibly get, the President will do whatever it takes and use whoever is at his disposal to keep the status quo.
Consider this “State of the Union” announcement as the first teaser trailer for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt 1,” starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Donald Suthlerland, Woody Harrelson, Julianne Moore, Stanley Tucci and the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman, in one of his last roles. Francis Lawrence returns to direct with a screenplay adapted from Suzanne Collins’ novel courtesy of Danny Strong. “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Pt 1,” arrives in theaters on November 21, 2014.