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4Minute & BTOB at premiere of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”!
【November 20=KEJ Mai Okune / Translator Eunbee Kim】Idol groups 4Minute and BTOB have appeared at the premiere for the upcoming fantasy-action blockbuster “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”, which will be released on the 21st.“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” continues where the story left off in the first film with main characters Katniss and Peeta winning the games for the year. “Catching Fire” details the 75th annual Hunger Games, in which Panem’s government attempts to eliminate Katniss, who unknowingly begins a revolution throughout the districts, through a revamped version of the games featuring past winners. Appearing at a movie premiere for the first time since their debut, group 4Minute shared, “We have great expectations for the movie, especially because it was such a huge success around the world the first time around” and “Jennifer Lawrence is coming back as Katniss after winning the Academy Award for Actress in a Leading Role. We heard she was injured during filming but still fought through it all, so we’re really excited to see her successes come to life.
Appearing at the preview screening on the 18th, 4Minute was also able to interact with fans. The group took to the stage to personally greet fans and make for a fun and upbeat atmosphere as they passed signed posters and books as well as OSTs to members of the audience.
Meanwhile, 4Minute’s junior group BTOB also appeared at the premiere and were able to spend time with fan club members watching “Catching Fire”. BTOB came prepared after watching “Hunger Games: Panem’s Fireworks” together beforehand. They commented, “We’re so grateful so many people came, and we are ecstatic that we got to share the experience of a worldwide premiere with our fans”.
With ambassadors 4Minute and BTOB appearing at the premiere, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” will be available in IMAX, Dolby Atmos, and 4DX on November 21st.