These 15 Stars Nearly Played Katniss Everdeen In The Hunger Games!

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence has stolen our hearts in The Hunger Games series, playing the heroine Katniss Everdeen. The Oscar-winning actress is a superstar on and off the screen, with her hilarious red-carpet antics and witty remarks. The third movie in the series Mockingjay: Part 1 was just released on November 21st 2014 and over half a billion dollars grossed worldwide since its initial release, everyone seems to love her in it too.

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However, before her name was officially signed on the dotted line, many other eager ladies wanted the lead role. The film adaptation of Suzanne Collins infamous post-apocalyptic trilogy was destined to be a hit and who wouldn’t want to play the heroine?  They tried their best to fill the Katniss shoes but Lawrence came out on top. Here are 15 actresses that were up for the role but couldn’t compete with the only and only J. Law.