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Jennifer Lawrence has admitted that it was her mum that told her to accept the role of Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games.

The Oscar-winning actress revealed to Fabulous magazine (via Entertainmentwise) that she took three days to consider whether or not she should take the part or not.

She explained: "It's really rare that saying yes to something will completely change your life. I was happy with my life and I didn't know if I wanted it to change.

"I've always had this imaginary future where I would be a soccer mum that drove a mini-van and my kids would be normal.

"That just didn't fit with taking on a giant franchise. So, I took three days to decide, and each day was a different answer. I finally talked to my mum.

"I'd only really done indie films before that, and she said, 'Every time people ask you why you don't do studio movies, »


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