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March 3, 2012
Above: Liam Hemsworth, Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson sign autographs for fans in Los Angeles.
In Los Angeles a veritable tent city sprouted up before the premiere, bustling with fans waving signs anticipating cast-member visits. Leading up to the premiere, cast members Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth went on a seven-city mall tour (Tiffany ¿ a true innovator).
It's not that they're worried about selling tickets. Fandango.com reports that some theater owners are adding showtimes as late at 3 a.m. Friday. As of Tuesday afternoon, "Hunger" accounted for 92 percent of daily ticket sales on Fandango, with nearly 2,000 showtimes sold out in advance. "The film has consistently been a top-seller since advance tickets went on sale last month," Harry Medved of Fandango said last week.