An excerpt from our Catching Fire cover story, on stands tomorrow (!):
Francis Lawrence says he and [Suzanne] Collins were always in agreement about what from the book needed to be distilled, though he was coy about cuts. When asked, for instance, whether we…
“With Bonnie and Twill gone, so too is the scene of Katniss scaling a tree and then leaping over District 12′s electrified fence”
No, you don’t understand.
Peeta fought for Katniss.
Katniss fought for Prim.
But Gale fought for everyone.
And if you don’t see something, not even one thing, worth loving in that boy, then you…you are just wrong.
and that's when the rest of the parachutes go off.
Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and Sam Claflin filming for Catching Fire, 11/27/12.