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Fearless Katniss Is Up for Another Battle in New 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Poster

May 15, 2013 (1:52 am) GMT
Jennifer Lawrence, as her iconic character, stands tall on a cliff in the official poster for the 'Hunger Games' sequel.

A recently-debuted poster for Lionsgate's highly-anticipated film "" teases fierce Katniss Everdeen, famously played by . With a quote that reads, "The sun persists in rising, so I make myself stand," Katniss stands tall on a cliff with a bow and an arrow on her hands.

Speaking to Den of Geek, Lawrence gave her thoughts on the film's protagonist. "Katniss is this futuristic Joan of Arc, she's a symbol for hope and freedom and revolt, and she's a hero that doesn't want to be a hero," she said, before adding, "She's also of these amazing things that you want in a character."

Directed by Francis Lawrence, "Catching Fire" opens with Katniss who has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games. Embarking on a "Victor's Tour" of the districts with Peeta, she senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) - a competition that could change Panem forever.

Besides Lawrence, and are back to reprise their respective roles as Peeta Mellark and Gale Hawthorne. Joining them in supporting roles are , , and .

The adaptation of Suzanne Collins's novel of the same title is slated to arrive in U.S. theaters on November 22.

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