Appearing online moments before it was unveiled to the legions at San Diego’s
But things have most certainly changed -- the trailer makes that repeatedly and abundantly clear -- since she and Peeta Mellark (
"Since the last games, something's different. You can see it," Katniss' sister Primrose says in the trailer.
"What can you see?" Lawrence asks.
"Hope," Prim replies.
The first half of the clip functions to spell out the political turmoil and social unrest Katniss’ dark horse victory has spurred across the dystopian, postapocalyptic landscape. So much so that Donald Sutherland’s President Snow is shown plotting Katniss’ demise with head gamemaker Plutarch Heavensbee (
In the trailer's second half, viewers are introduced to the girl on fire's new competition, including a couple of blond hunks who look like refugees from "Beverly Hills 90210," an athletic woman who appears highly adept at axe murder and a female contestant with dagger-like teeth.
“I think these games are gonna be different,”