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Hunger Games Mockingjay part 1 trailer: Propaganda teaser sees President Snow give Panem address

"Panem today, Panem tomorrow, Panem forever," Snow declares

Christopher Hooton
Wednesday 25 June 2014 15:38 BST
Peeta Mellark also features in the teaser
Peeta Mellark also features in the teaser (Lionsgate)

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 has debuted a teaser trailer of sorts, a one-minute propaganda speech from President Snow warning district residents to fall in line.

Snow (Donald Sutherland) sits on a white throne in the clip, flanked by Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) as he addresses the nation.

"Since the dark days our great nation has known only peace," he says. "Ours is an elegant system, conceived to nourish and protect.

"Your districts are the body, the Capitol is the beating heart. Your hard work feeds us, and in return we feed and protect you."

The speech then takes a turn for the malevolent, with Snow declaring: "But if you resist the system, you starve yourself. If you fight against it, it is you who will bleed. I know you will stand with me, with us, with all of us, together, as one.

"Panem today, Panem tomorrow, Panem forever," he concludes.

The trailer follows a series of posters released as 'propaganda' ahead of the film's arrival.

Jennifer Lawrence will return to lead the cast in the third instalment of the adapation of Suzanne Collins' novel series, joined by Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Donald Sutherland, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Stanley Tucci, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks and Sam Claflin.

The late Philip Seymour Hoffman will also feature as Plutarch Heavensbee, while new cast additions include Natalie Dormer as Cressida, Stef Dawson as Annie Cresta and Julianne Moore as President Coin.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 has a scheduled release date of 21 November, 2014, with Part 2 set to follow in November of next year.

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