Catch it for a glimpse of many talented New Mexico faces, including The Hunger Games star, Willow Shields.
3/12/12 On the red carpet at the world premiere of The Hunger Games:
Red Carpet photo gallery here. Including, Miley Cyrus, Kelly Osborne, Miranda Lambert, Elizabeth Banks, Peter Facinelli, Jennifer Lawrence, Leven Rambin, Liam Hemsworth, Jacqueline Emerson…
From NM to NC – These two New Mexikids who were cast mates in the locally filmed Hallmark Hall of Fame movie Beyond the Blackboard are hitting the books big screen style!
Both New Mexico actors were cast in two critically acclaimed, highly anticipated novels turned films due out next year.
The Hunger Games filming in North Carolina boasts one of New Mexico’s Own in up & comer, Willow Shields who created a buzz for landing the coveted role of Primrose Everdeen in the film as a relative unknown alongside bigger hitters like Liam Hemsworth (brother of Thor, boyfriend to Miley) Jennifer Lawrence (Winter’s Bone) and Josh Hutcherson (The Kids Are All Right).
Look for both films and these rising New Mexico stars in 2012.
As we told you here Albuquerque’s own Willow Shields is making national, nay world news as the young talent who has been cast as Primrose Everdeen in the highly anticipated big screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ bestseller The Hunger Games.
OHI fave Jack Justice Brown is also making news that swells our hearts with joy, as the Albuquerque native too is cast in a rabid fan followed, bestselling novel adaptation – Odd Thomas is currently in production locally and NM’s beloved Jack Justice has landed the role of young Odd.
Both young actors were recently featured in the NM production of the Hallmark Hall of Fame original movie Beyond the Blackboard as premiered Easter Sunday on CBS – find it to see many of NM’s Own!
Major congratulations to these two New Mexicans for making great strides in their field and being true artists that we can all be proud of!
UPDATE 4/24/11: One of the Albuquerque natives who star in tonight’s premiere of Beyond the Blackboard has recently been cast in the upcoming major motion picture The Hunger Games. CONGRATULATIONS to New Mexico’s Own Willow Shields!
The Hallmark Hall of Fame original movie originally titled Let Them Shine, shot right here in NM last summer has a new name and an official air-date.
The newly titled, Beyond the Blackboard will debut on April 24th on CBS. Several locals worked on the film including OHI faves Erik Hausmanis, Lora Cunningham and many more local kids & crew…including up & coming cutie Jack Justice Brown…tune-in Easter Sunday night!