At the end of April, Vulture reported that Lenny Kravitz would be offered a role in The Hunger Games. At the end of May, it was confirmed that Kravitz would be playing Cinna, Katniss's wise stylist. And yet, when Rolling Stone caught up with him on June 23 to talk about the role, Lenny said he was only midway through Catching Fire, the second book in the trilogy. Considering the time span and Kravitz's personal involvement in the high-profile project, and the fact that it takes about 45 minutes for a grown person to read one of those things, that seemed a tad slow. Vulture let it slide, though; how could some lowly bloggers possibly deign to question the leisure time available to Lenny Kravitz, world-famous rock star? In a new interview with MTV, though, Kravitz says he's still only halfway through Catching Fire: "'People have told me, but I'm on the second one now, so don't tell me how ...' Kravitz said, cutting off any spoilers." Okay, Lenny, come on, man! You've had a few months; this is now officially a thing. So, as hard as it may be considering how awesome your life probably is, maybe it's time to take, like, three afternoons off and rampage through the rest of the trilogy? It's really pretty great! If you're still working on your new album that features Drake and Jay-Z, maybe set up a fun book club with those dudes? Anyway: Vulture will now be monitoring the situation.
Most Viewed Stories
John Legend Has the Best Burn for People Mad About Colin Kaepernick’s National Anthem Protest
What’s New on Netflix: September 2016
Bachelor in Paradise Recap: Listen to the Haters
Watch Rihanna’s Career-Spanning Performances at the 2016 VMAs
TV Dramas Are (Literally) Too Dark
James Corden Shares a Surprisingly Sweet Memory of Gene Wilder Turning Down a Late Late Show Appearance
Nick Viall Gets Another Shot at Love, Will Be Your Next Bachelor
Watch Gene Wilder Dish About His Career and His Frequent Collaborators in a Late-Night Appearance With Conan
Barbra Streisand’s Duets With Movie Stars, Ranked From Least to Most Charming
Rihanna Broke Drake’s Heart at the VMAs
Latest News from VultureThe Very Busy Teyana Taylor Books The Breaks, Hip Hop Squares
Those workouts are paying off.What’s New on Showtime: September 2016
Why, hello, Casino Royale.Try Not to Get Too Emotional While Watching Hamilton’s Very Last Ham4Ham
Yeah, we're tearing up too.Jim Broadbent Becomes Latest Beloved British Character Actor to Join Game of Thrones, Probably to Die Terribly
In an unknown role.Shut In Trailer: Naomi Watts Is Being Haunted
Everything goes wrong after she loses Jacob Tremblay in a snowstorm.Lifetime to Air Michel’le Biopic, a Straight Outta Compton From the Women’s Side
Michel’le previously spoke out about Dr. Dre's abusive history being omitted from Straight Outta Compton.The Legend of King Arthur Is Getting a Police-Procedural Reboot
It'll be called Camelot.What’s New on Amazon: September 2016
Transparent! Young Adult! One Mississippi!Aasif Mandvi to Star in Showtime Comedy Fatwa
He will produce, write, and star in the dark-comedy satire.Finding Prince Charming Should Embrace the Gay Bachelor’s Sex-Worker Past
“What I want the show to do is unify the community."
She joins Mel Gibson and Sean Penn.Rob Lowe Promotes His Comedy Central Roast With a Sex Tape — of Sorts
Kind of.Fsociety’s Latest HQ Is As Insanely Luxurious in Real Life As It Is in Mr. Robot
Supposedly, Aziz Ansari was hanging around the other day.Marc Maron Will Put His Facial Hair to Good Use in Netflix’s ’80s Lady-Wrestling Show G.L.O.W.
He'll play a washed-up Hollywood director.19 Lingering Questions About Pretty Little Liars That We Need Answered
So, uh, why did Noel Kahn even return?I. Marlene King on the End of Pretty Little Liars: ‘It Felt Like the Right Time’
The finale will be a "two-hour movie."Greenleaf’s Lynn Whitfield on Megachurches, Southern Women, and Her Intense Scene With Oprah in Tonight’s Finale
"The work we do together is in the last episode, and I think Twitter will be just all a-tweeting."What’s New on HBO: September 2016
Larry Sanders! High Maintenance! The Revenant!TV Dramas Are (Literally) Too Dark
It doesn't have to be this way.How Accurate Was The Night Of? Two Legal Experts Explain
Helen leaning on the witness stand is a big no-no.