“I just love the books so much. I literally read all three in four days and just was crying at the end.”
While interviewing with MTV at the Emmy’s, Jena Malone touched a little bit on her excitement to play Johanna Mason in ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire‘.
As a fan of Suzanne Collins’ bestselling trilogy, the 27-year-old “Sucker Punch” star clearly has an affinity for her tough-cookie character, though she didn’t want to talk too much about why she loves playing Johanna.
“Yeah, we’ll get into it when there’s more to say,” Malone said, before adding that she is in the midst of an intense training regimen to get prepared for all the various physical demands required of the role.
“Oh yeah, I’m in the thick of [training] but excited,” she said. “I love that kind of stuff. ‘Sucker Punch’ kind of got me into a regimen and now I kind of crave it.”
Jena also talked with PopSugar on the red carpet. She seems to be avoiding saying much about ‘The Hunger Games’, but she confesses her excitement yet again below.
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