Will 'Hunger Games' take the world by storm?

"The Hunger Games," due in theaters on March 23, 2012 (and trust me, the fans are counting the days), is one of the most highly anticipated films of the next year.

Based on the popular series of books, the movie has come under a great deal of scrutiny.

For those not quite in the know,'s Amber James explains why it's such a big deal:

Forget "Harry Potter" and "Twilight." In a few months, "The Hunger Games" phenomenon will be taking over the pop culture world.

Although it will be feeding off the tween demographic, this franchise will chew up those other guys and spit them out.

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