For years, Jennifer Lawrence was the new big star in Hollywood. Her participation in a saga like The Hunger Games catapulted his career to previously unseen levels. Their Oscar for Best Actress gave great support to her histrionic capacity, but given a certain saturation on the screen, the actress decided to walk away for a while. She now she returns with resurface, a film that could earn you certain nominations in the next awards season. But he also returns with quite controversial statements. And it is that, according to Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games It was a forerunner of action heroines on the big screen.
During a conversation Lawrence had with Viola Davis to Varietythe remembered Katniss Everdeen mentioned The King Woman as his favorite movie of 2022. The story, starring Davis, was highly acclaimed for its action sequences. Said subject came up, and Lawrence recalled how difficult it was to launch the first movie of The Hunger Games. And it is that a decade ago, it was rare to see a woman in charge of an action franchise.
I remember when I was doing The Hunger Games. No one had put a woman in charge of an action movie because she “wouldn’t work.” Because they told us that girls and boys could identify with a male lead, but they couldn’t identify with a female lead, ”she commented.
Although her statements were well-intentioned, many netizens severely attacked the actress. In many ways they reminded her that hers Katniss Everdeen was not the first woman to star in an action movie. Sigourney Weaver became an icon for his participation in alien, Linda Hamilton shined with his performance in Terminator, Angelina Jolie successfully starred Lara Croft, and even Jovovich mile She was already known for kicking the butts of many zombies in Resident Evil. What would Jennifer Lawrence have wanted to say about action heroines?
“It just makes me so happy every time I see a movie that breaks those beliefs. It proves that it’s just a lie to keep certain people out of movies. To keep certain people in the same positions they’ve always been in,” she finished.
For now, Jennifer Lawrence has planned the release of No Hard Feelingsa comedy that will arrive in June 2023. Ironically, Viola Davis will participate as the antagonist of Ballad of Songbirds and Serpents, prequel to the hunger gameswhose premiere will take place in November 2023.
They think that The Hunger Games really marked a before and after for action heroines in the cinema?
Juan Jose Cruz I am one of those who always defended Robert Pattinson as Batman and can see the same movie in the theater up to 7 times. My guilty pleasure? Low budget horror movie.