‘The Hunger Games’ Trailer

Fanatics of the Hunger Games books are getting a first look at a second trailer for the film adaptation of the popular franchise, which premiered on Good Morning America Monday.

The story follows Katniss Everdeen (X-Men: First Class’ Jennifer Lawrence), a teenage heroine living in a futuristic world called Panem, who must fight in the ultimate televised game of life-or-death after volunteering when her younger sister is chosen. The newly-released trailer begins with with Katniss and Gale (Liam Hemsworth) in the woods, hunting illegally to survive. It then moves to the reaping, when two tributes are chosen to fight in the yearly deathly competition. Katniss volunteers when her sister’s name is chosen in the lottery. By taking her sister’s place in the deathly event, she and her fellow District 12 tribe member Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) must find a way to survive.

The Hunger Games, which also features Lenny Kravitz as Cinna and Amandla Stenberg as Rue, opens in theaters Mon March 12, 2012.

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