Katniss Everdeen gets her golden mockingjay pin as a gift in "The Hunger Games," but fans will have to shell out $999 to score a replica of the token on Target's website.
The retailer, in a partnership with the Lionsgate studio, is making 100 of the 14-carat pins that it is selling in conjunction with the
Seems like an expensive way to commemorate a hardscrabble character from an impoverished district?
Target is also offering 100 leather “Katniss” hunting jackets for $349 each. Fans can also scramble for 100 lithograph posters signed by stars such as
The jacket and the poster will be available online beginning Aug. 18. The pin will be available online Aug. 20. The $20.99 DVD and the $25.99 Blu-ray hit shelves on Aug. 18, though they are already available for pre-order.
The film is based on the hit young adult novels of the same name. In the story, mockingjays are hybrid birds that become a symbol of rebellion.
For those with less to spend on movie memorabilia, Target will also feature products in the $6.99 to $37.99 range, including backpacks, lunch boxes, jewelry, pillowcases and more based on "The Hunger Games." Also: lifesize cardboard cut-outs of Katniss and fellow characters Peeta Mellark and Gale Hawthorne.