More from On The Red Carpet’s interview with Woody Harrelson (and Lenny Kravitz). In this video interview, Woody explains how in the hands of the wrong director The Hunger Games could have been a much different film.
“It’s great to have such a great filmmaker doing this because you could have gotten someone who just made something that’s like hokey and [with] lots of cuts,” he told OnTheRedCarpet.com. “But there’s such heart and such beautiful rich texture and visuals. I think it’s really well done.”
“If people don’t like anything, I’ll say Gary Ross [was to blame],” Harrelson joked. “If they like it, I’ll say, ‘Yeah, I did that.’”
“I’m with you on that,” Kravitz said. “Gary had a clear vision of this film and he loved the book and he was very respectful to the story and I think he brought it to life in a way that people can really digest this and identify with it. It feels real. It doesn’t feel zany, sci-fi.”
Woody goes on to discuss his thoughts on Jennifer Lawrence as well.
She really connects to the true line of the character,” Harrelson told OnTheRedCarpet.com. “She’s in almost every frame in the movie. She really has to have that emotional continuity throughout and that build. She’s a major talent.”
Source: On The Red Carpet