Mattel to make The Hunger Games Barbie doll

By Lewis Tyler

April 11th 2012 at 10:50AM
Mattel to make The Hunger Games Barbie doll

The collector's Katniss doll will be in stores in August.

Following its initial resounding success at the box office The Hunger Games looks set to be a huge kids franchise, and now its licensing programme has scored a victory in the credibility stakes with the addition of number one fashion doll brand Barbie.

The dolls designer Bill Greening told Entertainment Weekly: "The doll's minimalistic style and details, such as her loosely braided hair and makeup-free look, also really embody the heroic character Katniss."

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