The first official trailer for Mockingjay Part I was released on Monday, igniting the excruciating wait until the film hits theaters on November 21. Here it is:
The first thing you notice (besides an ominous Julianne Moore as President Coin) is the lack of "games" and the verdant arenas of the first two movies. We've traded that for the grim, grey, claustrophobic, world of District 13 that's preparing for war. Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) is the reluctant face of that crusade.
"It's the things we love most that destroy us," President Snow (Donald Sutherland) says, providing the most haunting line of the video and foreshadowing the plight of a brain-washed Peeta (Josh Hutcherson).
Catching Fire, the second film in the Hunger Games franchise, grossed $424 million domestically, making it the top box office film of 2013. Mockingjay Part II will be released on November 20, 2015.