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Big budget films often have accidents that stop production. The same thing happened during the filming of The Hunger Games when lead star Jennifer Lawrence had an accident on set. Her character Katniss had many physical activities, such as using a bow and arrow, climbing mountains, and jumping from place to place. However, while preparing for the scene, the actress was injured, causing production of the film to virtually stop. Read on to find out exactly what happened.
Jennifer Lawrence was injured on a train while filming The Hunger Games.
In four films from 2012 to 2015, JLo appeared on the big screen as a fiery girl who volunteered to take part in the Royal Battle that sparked a revolution. However, it was too much for the actress as on the last day of training she injured herself by crashing into a wall and nearly suffering serious internal injuries. “I had to do 10 “wall runs,” where you run as hard as you can up the wall to get traction.” Jennifer Lawrencewho plays Katniss Everdeen, said HollywoodReporters.
The actress later detailed how she suffered the injury on the final day of her six-week training program, hitting a wall during an exercise that nearly delayed filming. “I ran towards him, but my leg didn’t lift, so I grabbed the wall with my stomach. My coach thought my spleen had burst. “I had to undergo a CT scan and go into a tube where this fiery liquid was injected into the body,” the actress added. Fortunately, thanks to her role in the X-Men film, since she was in great shape after the previous film, production did not stop for long. “I was still pretty swollen from X-Men: First Class“JLaw added.
How old was Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss?
Big names in Hollywood auditioned for the role of Katniss before she landed on JLaw. However, having just received her first Oscar nomination for Winter’s Bone, she was almost 20 years old when she took on the role in the Hunger Games film franchise. However, the original character in the book was 16 years old.