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9 Actresses Almost Cast as Katniss in 'Hunger Games' Before Jennifer Lawrence Landed the Role!

9 Actresses Almost Cast as Katniss in 'Hunger Games' Before Jennifer Lawrence Landed the Role!

Can you imagine a world where Jennifer Lawrence didn’t portray Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games movies!?

Well, lots of other famous faces auditioned for the role in the movies and you may be surprised by some of the names on this list.

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Ten other actresses were disclosed to have put themselves in contention for the movie role.

In total, there were four films in the Hunger Games franchise and they were all released between 2012 and 2015.

Click through the slideshow to see the 10 other actresses who could have played Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games movies…

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  • Anna

    Emily Browning would have made more sense. She’s a skinny short thing, which is what Katniss is suppose to be in the books, due to her District starving and being dirt poor. Jennifer Lawrence’s body type fits more with someone from District 1 or 2. She was badly casted. She was towering over that one girl that had her pinned down with a knife. Which made no sense lol

  • dee

    At this point i dont think it was about appearance. Its more about skills. Emily Browning could have never carried a franchise like this, the way that Lawrence did. Jennifer always had the ”IT” quality, not to mention she had just come off an Oscar nomination for winters bone, she had personality. Hollywood loves her, people are interested by her. These other actresses wouldnt have made the franchise work.

  • FerCat

    Yes, there was already a large PR infrastructure built around her at the time and Browning was kinda gone after Sucker Punch.