Jennifer Lawrence cried when she read the The Hunger Games: Mockingjay script.

The 23-year-old Oscar-winning actress, who plays Katniss Everdeen in the movie franchise, admitted that she got emotional reading the third script from the popular book series.

Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, Jennifer said: ''I cried when I read the third script, I really did. It was heartbreaking.''

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay is currently being shot in Atlanta.

It is based on the final book of the trilogy but will be split into two films.