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Fast Track: Jennifer Lawrence will star in 'Hunger Games'

March 17, 2011
  • Jennifer Lawrence has been cast in the movie adaptation of "Hunger Games."
Jennifer Lawrence has been cast in the movie adaptation of "Hunger… (Ethan Miller / Getty Images )

A roundup of entertainment headlines for St. Patrick's Day.

Let the debates begin, "Hunger Games" fans: Oscar nominee Jennifer Lawrence has landed the lead role in the movie adaptation. (The Wrap)

Get comfortable everyone. The long, long legal battle between Charlie Sheen, Chuck Lorre and Warner Bros. is just beginning. (Los Angeles Times)

Seann William Scott, late of "American Pie" films, has checked into rehab. (Los Angeles Times)

Or maybe he's not late at all. The original "American Pie" cast is reunited for another film. (Los Angeles Times)

Simon Cowell's "The X Factor" is going to a be a Pepsi-zone. No Coke allowed! (Los Angeles Times)

Cute little 4-year-old Suri Cruise was spotted with a box of X-rated gummis. What would L. Ron Hubbard think? (TMZ)

Fans of funnyman Dane Cook will have to wait to see him on Broadway. (Playbill)

Celebrity interviewer Neil Strauss claims Courtney Love suggested they snort Kurt Cobain's ashes. She wishes, she was Keith Richards. (Radar Online)

Albert Brooks could be joining Judd Apatow's "Knocked Up" spinoff. (Deadline)

Garrison Keillor, host of "A Prairie Home Companion," is set to retire from the sh-zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz. (Hollywood Reporter)

Michael Flatley is unleashing "Lord of the Dance 3-D" today for one week only. Bow before the lord! (Wall Street Journal)

Audience reaction to "The Beaver" in Austin seems like people are willing to forgive Mel Gibson just a little. (Los Angeles Times)

-- Patrick Kevin Day

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