Last year, The Hunger Games hit theaters and became the next young adult novel series to make it big at the box office. The movie’s success (one of the top-20 highest-grossing movies of all time) also had the effect of propelling actress Jennifer Lawrence into the Hollywood spotlight.
This fall, the second movie in the series, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, will hit theaters. The sequel is the second of four planned movies, with the final novel, Mockingjay, being split into two movies.
This week, the cast of The Hunger Games movies was at San Diego Comic-Con to promote the sequel and talk about their lives in the aftermath of the first movie’s success. As is customary at comic-con, panel attendees were the first to see the official trailer for Catching Fire.
The trailer shows Lawrence’s character, Katniss Everdeen, as she prepares to re-enter the Hunger Games arena to fight for her life: