Released Friday, a new poster for "Catching Fire," the second installment of the "Hunger Games" series, show a dramatic shift in tone. Whereas advertising for the first movie was cloaked in
dark, ominous colors
, this new poster, promoting the "Victory Tour," is almost the exact opposite, bright, with lots of whites and light grays.
The poster, released on a
credited to the dictatorial "Capitol," features the story's main characters, Katniss Everdeen (Academy Award nominee
Jennifer Lawrence), and Peeta Mellark (
Josh Hutcherson), in what could be described as a futuristic wedding theme. The pair are dressed in white, standing in front of a giant metal structure, with Katniss holding a bouquet of white roses.
Fans of the series will remember that white roses are a trademark of President Snow (
Donald Sutherland), leader of the nation of Panem. The poster was released with the following message:
"PANEM ALERT: President Coriolanus Snow is pleased to announce this year's Victory Tour, featuring Katniss Everdeen & Peeta Mellark - Victors of the 74th Hunger Games! The Capitol demands that all districts prepare accordingly. Inquire with your local district officials for further instructions."
A variation of the poster was released exclusively by
. The poster contains the same imagery, pulled back to reveal the metal structure.
Also returning for the film are
. New to the series is
, who has been cast as
District 4 tribute Finnick Odair
. "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is the second of four films in the series, and will be in theaters November 22.