The opening of the new movie "The Hunger Games" is still a few weeks away, but the excitement surrounding the film is here and now!  Lenny Kravitz sat down will Ellen DeGeneres to talk about his role in the movie.

The movie is based on the first book of "The Hunger Games Trilogy" by Suzanne Collins.  "The Hunger Games"  movie features Jennifer Lawrence as a teenager named "Katniss" who volunteers to take her young sister's place in a fight to the death.  Rocker Lenny Kravitz plays "Cinna" in the movie.  His job is to help "Katniss" forge an impression and survive. Kravitz spoke with Ellen  about the movie.

Here's the official movie trailer.

"The Hunger Games" opens in theatres March 23rd. For more details on the movie and advance ticket sales, click here.