The Winter's Bone Oscar-nominee is close to signing on for the up coming Lionsgate franchise based on Suzanne Collins' popular novel series.B. Alan Orange
Lionsgate did confirm that over 30 well-known actresses have read for the part, including Chloe Moretz, Emma Roberts and Saoirse Ronan.
Jennifer Lawrence appears to be a front runner to play Katniss Everdeen, while Hailee Steinfeld reveals she met with Hunger Games director Gary Ross.
Lionsgate's adaptation of Suzanne Collins' novel will be directed by Gary Ross and arrives in theaters March 23, 2012.
Billy Ray is polishing a screenplay draft by Suzanne Collins, who adapted her own novel about a society where teenagers fight to the death on live TV.
The big screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins' best selling novel is rapidly approaching a set production date.
The three directors are in the lead for this first adaptation based on Suzanne Collins' best selling trilogy.