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Donald Sutherland: Hunger Games can change everything

OHMYGOSSIP — The Hunger Games star Donald Sutherland has said that the movie adaptation of Suzanne Collins’s best-selling novel has the potential to “change everything”.

Sutherland, who plays Panem’s President Snow in the film, told Coming Soon that he was wowed by Collins and Gary Ross’s screenplay when he first read it. “This script – it came, I read it. I couldn’t read it actually. I pushed it away. I sat back and I said to my wife, ‘I think I just read something that can change everything’,” he explained.

The 76-year-old admitted that he only became aware of The Hunger Games as a literary phenomenon when he saw the reaction from people at his dermatologist’s office. “I said, ‘I just finished shooting Hunger Games’. I got maybe the ‘m’ of Hunger Games out and the office was suddenly filled with people jumping up and down in hysteria. And these are adults!” he said.

Sutherland added that he sees clear social parallels between The Hunger Games’s story, about a teenage girl (Jennifer Lawrence) who incites a revolution in a totalitarian state, and the Occupy movement. “This script came and it seemed to me that it was a game changer,” he said. “That it had the possibility, if it were properly done, to catalyse, motivate, mobilise a generation of young people who were, in my opinion, by and large dormant in the political process.

“You have Occupy Wall Street and all that, but it has a limited base or it seems to have a limited base. And I hoped and I felt that this could maybe spread out across the country.” Hunger Games director Gary Ross recently revealed that Sutherland wrote an in-depth backstory for President Snow, which he incorporated into scenes for the final movie.

 

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