When ‘Bad Boys’ Began, Martin Lawrence Was the Top Dog | Features

The backlash to his improvised routine was swift. Jay Leno canceled Lawrence’s subsequent “Tonight Show” appearance, and the monologue was later released in an edited version on YouTube. But Lawrence, who was known for his raunchy routines, was unapologetic. “If I don’t know anything else, I know what it takes to make a person laugh,” … Read more

‘Hunger Games’ Producers Rule Out Jennifer Lawrence Return

Jennifer Lawrence is unlikely to return to The Hunger Games. The 33-year-old star portrayed Katniss Everdeen in the first four movies of the dystopian sci-fi film franchise but producer Nina Jacobson says her return is dependent on author Suzanne Collins writing a new novel featuring her alter ego. Jacobson told Yahoo! Entertainment: “If Suzanne has … Read more

Jennifer Lawrence auditioned for Twilight but was rejected.

Jennifer Lawrence once auditioned for Twilight but the future Hunger Games star reveals that she was turned down immediately. Jennifer Lawrence stars as Katniss Everdeen in Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games franchise, but in another world, could she have been Bella Swan in Twilight? While speaking on The Rewatchables podcast, Jennifer Lawrence revealed that she auditioned … Read more

Jennifer Lawrence would totally play Katniss Everdeen again

Jennifer Lawrence says that she would “totally” play Katniss Everdeen again for another Hunger Games movie. Eight years ago, we bid farewell to Katniss Everdeen for the last time, but could Jennifer Lawrence ever reprise her iconic role in the The Hunger Games franchise? While speaking with Variety, Jennifer Lawrence was asked if she would … Read more

Ebertfest 2023 Announces Full Lineup Featuring Guests Lawrence Bender, Mykelti Williamson, Michael Morris and More | Festivals & Awards

The program for Ebertfest 2023 curated by Festival Director Dr. Nathaniel Kohn and Chaz Ebert is titled “Empathy at the Movies,” and includes 11 films, two short films, 20 guests, and three musical performances: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19 NINE DAYS (2020) This ultra-original fantasy drama considers the meaning of life as potential souls audition for the … Read more