On Sunday night at the MTV Movie Awards, Hunger Games star Liam Hemsworth introduced the very first trailer for the second movie of the Hunger Games story, Catching Fire. In an otherwise lackluster MTV Movie Awards, the Catching Fire trailer reveal was one of the best parts! Movie fans also got a special look at Iron Man 3, out later this year.
If you’ve read the books, you know that the trailer only shows clips from the beginning of the movie, and it’s just enough to give you a glimpse of the action without getting too deep into the story – and without giving too much away for those who haven’t read Catching Fire yet.
We get a look at Donald Sutherland and Philip Seymour Hoffman in their roles as President Snow and new gamemaker Plutarch Heavensbee, planning out what should be done now that Katniss and Peeta have started to spark a revolution. Philip Seymour Hoffman is new to the series and he looks like a perfect fit. His devious look when he’s talking to President Snow is enough to convince me of his perfect casting.
We see how District 12 has been faring since the victors returned home – and life there is clearly worse than before Katniss and Peeta won the Games. We see Gale being tortured by a Peacemaker and Katniss stepping in to stop the violence.
The new trailer is less than 2 and a half minutes, but it’s filled with intense scenes, leaving you wanting more, and leaving you waiting for the next part of the story, after President Snow and Plutarch Heavensbee decide that Katniss and the other past Hunger Games victors must be eliminated. What are your first thoughts on the trailer? Do you think the Catching Fire movie will be even better than the movie for The Hunger Games?
Catching Fire will be out on November 22 of this year. Keep an eye out for more trailers in the coming months!