Life of the party

Life of the party

Josh Hutcherson is about to answer my question about being chased by teen girls when Jennifer Lawrence picks up my Galaxy Note 2.

"What is this?" she asks aggressively.

A phone.

"This is a computer," she replies with a puzzled look.

I try to explain that big phones (mine has a 5.5-inch screen) are big in Asia.

She puts it to her ear to try it on for size and says: "This is big everywhere!"

Well, so is she.

The 23-year-old star of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, which opens here on Nov 21, is holding court at a roundtable interview at the Four Seasons Los Angeles.

The film is the second in the four-movie franchise based on Suzanne Collins' books of the same name.

The first movie grossed more than US$690 million (S$860m) worldwide.

There are parallels to be drawn between the US actress and her Hunger Games character Katniss Everdeen, especially with Catching Fire.

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