by Edward Adams
The Hunger Games is the first book in a series penned by Suzanne Collins. The series takes place in a post-apocalyptic world in former North America now known as Panem and follows a young tribute named Katniss Everdeen as she volunteers as her district's tribute to save her younger sister from the games. The hunger games refers to an annual tournament where young adults from various districts aged 12-18 battle to the death for favor from the overruling nation known as Capitol.
The Hunger Games opens in theaters March 23, 2012.
By Edward Adams
Actors from the upcoming film The Hunger Games greeted eager fans at Lenox Mall on Tuesday, March 6th.View Slideshow