Mike, Marissa, and Johnette let the arrows fly
Over $400,000,000 made at the box office and 36,500,000 books sold, It's obvious people have mustered up quite an appetite for the "Hunger Games."
The strong female lead, Katniss Everdeen, has become a hero in her fans eyes. It's sparked locals to mirror some aspects of her life... archery.
Katniss isn't the only archer in pop culture...There's also Hawkeye from the Avengers, the Green Arrow, a new show on the CW, and Robin Hood from classic stories.
Katniss is the only female archer and is one big reason more females are trying their hand at archery. The timing of archery is on the rise is also interesting because the Summer Olympics on the horizon.
USA Archery says it has seen a 166% increase in Facebook fans this year alone, along with a rise in Twitter followers and website hits. They admit, much of it has to do with the Hunger Games film.
"With a bow like katniss used, there's no sights, you're shooting instinctively. It's more like throwing a baseball," Clanahan says.