After the first seriously awesome but seriously terrifying “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1″ trailer made us terrified of brainwashed Peeta (Josh Hutcherson), Beetee (Jeffrey Wright) gave us all a glimpse of hope in this second Panem address/teaser for the film: The Mockingjay Lives! Check out the footage below, and feel free to freak out accordingly.
So, there are clearly multiple reasons to go insane over this teaser. First, because the image of President Snow (Donald Sutherland) surrounded by the vicious and poorly-named Peacekeepers with a dead-eyed Peeta firmly in his grasp is bone-chilling, no matter how many times we see it. Second, because it gives us the first glimpse at a Capitol-ized Johanna Mason (Jena Malone), who was also captured by Panem’s finest at the end of “Catching Fire” and appears alongside Snow and Peeta in this also brand-new poster:
And finally, of course, there’s the fact that Beetee wires in with his chilling message of hope for la revolución. The first two “Hunger Games” movies were all about Katniss navigating the treacherous waters of the Games themselves, and the Panem political machine that controls them, but the latter two installments are gearing up to be an all-out war. We certainly knew that Katniss was rescued by the still-kickin’ District 13 at the end of “Catching Fire,” but the rest of Panem did not — and something tells us President Snow’s plan for “unity, prosperity, and sacrifice” won’t go over very well once the Districts learn that the rebellion is still alive and well. Can it be November, now?
“Mockingjay — Part 1″ opens on November 21.