The Starvation Video games alum Jena Malone got here out to assist the subsequent era of the legendary franchise on the Los Angeles premiere of The Starvation Video games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes on November 13. The actress seemed fierce in a blazer mini gown.
On the crimson carpet, Jena opened up about filming Johanna Mason’s unforgettable elevator scene in The Starvation Video games: Catching Fireplace the place she strips down in entrance of Katniss, Peeta, and Haymitch. “The scenes which can be enjoyable are by no means enjoyable to do, you recognize? Jen [Lawrence] was sick that day, and so I ended up doing it with out Jen, so there wasn’t lots of people within the elevator,” the 38-year-old advised Selection.
She continued, “I feel we had been simply winging it and attempting to get as a lot as we are able to get as a result of it was in an actual resort. However you recognize that’s the magic of filmmaking. You solely want just a few seconds to create one thing that lasts.”
— Selection (@Selection) November 14, 2023
Jena’s revelation concerning the elevator scene means Jennifer Lawrence’s response as Katniss to Johanna stripping down wasn’t filmed in real-time. It actually seemed prefer it was!
Jena made her Starvation Video games debut within the 2013 sequel Catching Fireplace. Johanna received the 71st Starvation Video games and was reaped once more for the seventy fifth Quarter Quell. She additionally appeared as Johanna in two extra sequels. On the finish of Catching Fireplace, Johanna and Peeta had been captured by the Capitol and tortured by President Snow.
Throughout her interview at The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes premiere, the Sucker Punch alum revealed that she hadn’t learn Suzanne Collins’ prequel novel, which is the idea for the brand new movie. She admitted she was “excited” to see this subsequent chapter.
“The Starvation Video games is clearly a really intense, wildly heavy factor,” Jena stated. “I imply, we use the style of fantasy to discover the issues which can be very onerous for us to discover in our personal life. However actually, I imply, when you take a look at our actuality, proper now, there’s plenty of mirroring. I feel it’s vital to see the place this youthful era is gonna take this movie and push it and run with it and hopefully change the world.” The Starvation Video games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes will likely be launched in theaters on November 17.