Jennifer Lawrence Says She Was Instantly Rejected For 'Twilight', Almost Didn't Accept 'The Hunger Games' Due To Fandom

Jennifer Lawrence Says She Was Instantly Rejected For ‘Twilight’, Almost Didn’t Accept ‘The Hunger Games’ Due To Fandom

Jennifer Lawrence opened up about how she auditioned Duskt and was rejected “immediately”, only to land The Hunger Games a year later.

During an appearance on The Rewatchers Podcasts with Bill SimmonsTHE Without hard feelings the actress explained that she didn’t even get a callback for the role of Bella Swan, which ultimately went to Kristen Stewart. But she’s glad she didn’t.

“My life would have been totally different,” she said. “I mean, the work is always the same because I felt similar when I was doing it Hunger games. I have to churn out movies in between so I’m not just known for this franchise. I was still in a franchise, so I was still trying to thwart the franchise, and I still would if I was in Dusk.”

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He revealed that he almost didn’t agree to do it Hunger games because she was concerned about the immense fandom that would result. The Oscar winner explained that she tried to talk to people about how worried she was about joining a huge franchise, but they didn’t understand what she was trying to say.

“It was so hard to explain to people,” Lawrence continued. “It was like I didn’t think you understood this level of fame… I just thought you would Duskas the DuskLevel fame, and that was never something I had on my mind.

Instead of superstars, the Silver Linings Playbook star shared that he simply wanted to work on quality projects.

“I wanted to do indie and I wanted to make good movies, but I didn’t want to be the most famous person on the planet,” she said, adding that she would be “miserable” if she landed Dusk. “It’s a very different life than what I had imagined for myself.”

Lionsgate is restarting The Hunger Games with The Ballad of the Songbirds and the Serpents, which takes place several decades before the events of the original franchise. The film follows an 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow (Tom Blyth) before he becomes the tyrannical president of Panem and District 12’s tribute to Lucy Gray Baird (Rachel Zegler) during the 10th Annual Hunger Games.

The prequel features an all-new cast, but Lawrence recently said he won’t turn down the chance to return to Katniss Everdeen one day.