Engage In A Battle Royale With THE HUNGER GAMES Trailer

The first real trailer for the adaptation of Suzanne Collins' popular book gives a real feeling of been-there, done-that to genre fans.

Watching the first real trailer for The Hunger Games I guess I understand why some people would be so enthralled with the books - namely because they're not familiar with the long tradition of works it is ripping off. Especially Battle Royale, which seems to be the main inspiration (coming in just ahead of a zillion generic dystopian future movies).

The most important part of the trailer, though, must be Wes Bentley's 'futuristic' beard design. I may try to emulate this with my own whiskers.

The trailer: