Thursday, December 18, 2014

MADAME TUSSAUDS HUNGER GAMES KATNISS EVERDEEN

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STARS IMMORTALIZED IN WAX
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Katniss Everdeen In Wax



Madame Tussauds Hollywood today revealed its newest figure, Katniss Everdeen, protagonist of the worldwide phenomenon The Hunger Games franchise, in its own immersed backdrop.



Following the release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, Madame Tussauds has also launched wax likenesses of Katniss, portrayed by Academy Award® winner Jennifer Lawrence, at its New York and London attractions.


Hollywood’s figure portrays Katniss’ in her hunting outfit, which she wears in the second installment of the franchise, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Teamed with her iconic brown leather hunting jacket, are dark charcoal trousers, knee-length tie-up leather brown boots, plus brown leather quiver (arrow bag) and trademark bow. Her hair is also styled in her iconic braid.




“We are extremely excited to have worked with Lionsgate to launch a Katniss wax figure following The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1,” commented Colin Thomas, General Manager for Madame Tussauds Hollywood. Thomas continued, “The figure is in its own film-specific backdrop, allowing our guests to get up close to Katniss and the beloved story of The Hunger Games, which we know they’ll love.”



Paula Kupfer, SVP Worldwide Promotions and Consumer Products from Lionsgate, added, “We are delighted to have worked with Madame Tussauds Hollywood, New York and London on these immersed fan experiences.”


The Hollywood figure is featured in the Action Heroes area of the attraction. 



About Madame Tussauds Hollywood



Famed Madame Tussauds Hollywood is Los Angeles' premiere Hollywood destination offering guests the world's only opportunity to interact with incredibly lifelike iconic figures from the celebrity worlds of film, TV, music, sports and politics. Only at Madame Tussauds can guests "grab hold" of their favorite stars and enjoy countless interactive experiences. Lifelike figures of Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez, Johnny Depp and Will Smith are among the more than 100 featured figures. 



This year, Madame Tussauds Hollywood launched 12 new figures in 12 months; a first for the attraction.


 Photo Courtesy Of: Getty Images/Madame Tussauds

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