'The Hunger Games' vs. 'Twilight': A Vanity Fair spread showdown
"The Hunger Games" -- based on the popular young adult books by Suzanne Collins about a dystopian future where children are forced to battle gladiator style -- is currently filming in North Carolina and expected to hit theaters in March 2012. Meanwhile, the next "Twilight" installment, "Breaking Dawn Part 1," is due in theaters on Nov. 18, just in time for Thankgsgiving.
In addition to Lawrence, "The Hunger Games" stars (in the order pictured above, l-r) Isabelle Furhman, Jack Quaid (yep, his parents are Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan), Jacqueline Emerson, Dayo Okeniyi, Leven Rambin, Alexander Ludwig, Amandla Stenberg, Josh Hutcherson, Lawrence and, finally, Liam Hemsworth.
The over-30 members of the cast, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson, Stanley Tucci and Lenny Kravitz, were not included in the pic. Also left out, 11-year-old Willow Shields, who plays Lawrence's younger sister, Prim.
Below, the circa 2008 "Twilight" cast in VF: