Jennifer Lawrence Talks Catching Fire & Labeling Herself 'Obese' For Hollywood

Jennifer Lawrence attends the 'Silver Linings Playbook' Los Angeles special screening at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, Calif. on November 19, 2012 Jennifer Lawrence attends the 'Silver Linings Playbook' Los Angeles special screening at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, Calif. on November 19, 2012

Jennifer Lawrence is headed back to the arena in “Catching Fire,” and she’s excited about working alongside her new co-stars in the second installment of the “The Hunger Games” franchise.

”[‘Catching Fire’] is going really well,” the actress told Access Hollywood at a “Silver Linings Playbook” screening in Los Angeles on Monday.

“We’ve got a new cast and they’re wonderful,” she continued. “Jeffrey Wright, Jenna Malone, Amanda Plummer — and it’s going really well.”

The 22-year-old actress also spoke out about her recent comments in ELLE magazine, where she dubbed herself “obese” by Hollywood standards and said, “I’m considered a fat actress.”

“Sarcasm doesn’t really translate in print, does it?” the actress said with a laugh when asked about her comment.

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is currently in production and slated to hit the big screen on November 22, 2013.

-- Jesse Spero

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