Video: Jena Malone Introduces Extended Catching Fire Clip on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Jena Malone was on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon where an extended clip of Johanna Mason from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is revealed.

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Jena Malone Talks Elevator Speed-Stripping

Jena Malone talked with USA Today about filming Johanna Mason’s nearly-iconic naked elevator scene–who knew it would depend so much on timing!

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“It was a really fast elevator,” she says. “At first, we’d get to the door opening, and I’d still be halfway dressed and falling out of the elevator.

“I realized I was going to need some time. I had to choreograph, because I had these bracelets and the whole zipper down the side of the outfit and then taking off the shoes,” she adds. “It was literally like a six-second striptease. I became a really good burlesque dancer.”

By the end of the day of shooting and countless takes, Malone had finally nailed the routine, which took her down to little more than pasties as personal protection. But the film assistant in charge of the elevator sent it to the wrong floor, where an unsuspecting hotel guest was waiting.

“I finally got all of the timing bits down,” Malone says. “And as I turned to go, the elevator doors opened. And there was a guy holding two cups of coffee from Starbucks trying to get onto the elevator. I just walked out. I was like, ‘OK, keep going!’ And he was totally unfazed. It’s like me, naked in all of Joanna’s glory, and then Woody Harrelson, Jen (Lawrence) and Josh (Hutcherson) and the camera operator behind me.”

“It was the best moment of my life,” she adds.

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Francis Lawrence and Jena Malone Talk Catching Fire with Sci Fi Magazine

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire made the cover of December’s issue of Sci Fi Magazine, and thanks to Quarter Quell we have a few excerpts from the issue!

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Francis Lawrence on Mockingjay being made into two films:

“I think they are two distinct stories. I think the objectives are very distinct. One is about getting Peeta back and one is about revenge, which is why I think they easily separate out. It allows us to explore what we need to explore within each of those stories instead of jamming them both into one.”

And here’s what Jena Malone had to say about Johanna’s relationship with Finnick:

I think the relationship between Finnick and Johanna is so important that any little moment we have together we went for it because they are sole survivors. They’ve grown up together and I think they’ve bonded because of that. I think it’s one of the last beautiful relationships in Johanna’s life where it’s someone she can actually rely on.

For more quotes, visit Quarter Quell!

Jena Malone Posts Photo from Catching Fire Set

Jena Malone recently posted this behind-the-scenes photo on Instagram!

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Katniss and Johanna Featured in Latest CATCHING FIRE Stills

Check out the 3 latest The Hunger Games: Catching Fire stills of Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Johanna Mason (Jena Malone), courtesy of Entertainment Weekly.

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Thanks to Fangirlish for the tip.

 

Elizabeth Banks Shares Behind-The-Scenes Photo from Catching Fire

Elizabeth Banks took part in #tbt (throwback Thursday) this week by sharing this photo of her with Jennifer Lawrence and Jena Malone from the set of Catching Fire!

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Full Catching Fire Banner Revealed, Including Finnick and his trident

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Finnick looking full on confidence in the way he holds himself and his trident.  Check out the full banner for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, and click on the image for the full size.

Full Catching Fire Banner Revealed, Including Finnick and his trident