"The Hunger Games" preview debuts at VMAs (Video)

Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in a preview for "The Hunger Games" shown at the MTV Video Music Awards. Lionsgate

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(CBS) Fans of "The Hunger Games" got a sneak peek at the book's big-screen adaptation during Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards.

Jennifer Lawrence, who plays heroine Katniss Everdeen,introduced the short clip from North Carlolina, where the movie is being filmed.

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The clip shows Lawrence, as Everdeen, running through a forest - presumably the arena where the book's Hunger Games take place. She also shows off her archery skills, firing a bow that then becomes part of the film's logo.

The preview doesn't show any glimpses of the men who vie for the heroine's heart - loyal friend Gale (Liam Hemsworth) and fellow District 12 tribute Peeta (Josh Hutcherson), but Hemsworth is heard in a voiceover during the clip.

"The Hunger Games" hits theaters on March 23.

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