Lionsgate has released the first full length trailer for its eagerly anticipated big screen adaptation of author Suzanne Collins’ young-adult series Hunger Games. The new clip sets up protagonist Katniss’ (Jennifer Lawrence) plight and provides a glimpse at Panem’s to-the-death competitions. It debuts on the big screen this Friday during showings of Twilight: Breaking Dawn.
We also get a look at Josh Hutcherson as tribute Peeta Mellark, Liam Hemsworth as Katniss’ District 12 crush Gale Hawthorne, Woody Harrelson as former Hunger Games winner Haymitch, Wes Bentley as Game maker Seneca Crane, Donald Sutherland as president of Panem, and Elizabeth Banks as your grandma.
Hunger Games opens in theaters on March 23, 2012.