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CHARLOTTE, N.C. The first full-length trailer for the upcoming movie Hunger Games debuted Monday.

The movie, which was filmed at several locations in and around Charlotte, is set to be released next March.

Parts of the movie were shot inside the Knight Theater at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. The movie shoot also took place in Concord in August at the Phillip Morris plant off of Concord Parkway South Road.

'Hunger Games includes actors Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Donald Sutherland, and Lenny Kravitz. Popular actress Jennifer Lawrence plays the lead role of Katniss Everdeen, a young girl who takes her sister's place in a real-life survival contest.

The movie is based on the novel of the same name and is expected to be released March 23, 2012.

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