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Lionsgate(NEW YORK) — A teaser-trailer for the movie The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 has been released and features the late actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman as rebel leader Plutarch Heavensbee.

In the trailer, Heavensbee is trying to convince Julianne Moore’s President Alma Coin that Katniss Everdeen, played by Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, is the one to lead the Districts’ revolution against The Capitol.

“Listen to me, no one else can do this but her,” he tells Coin. “We need to unite these people out there. She’s the face of this rebellion. They’ll follow her.”

Donald Sutherland’s President Snow is also featured in the trailer, telling the Districts that it’s now illegal to associate with the Mockingjay, or Katniss.

Mockingjay — Part 1, which again stars Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson, is due in theaters November 21.

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Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Bindi Irwin, the daughter of “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin, has been sharing some of the fond memories she has of her late father. The Australian wildlife expert died after being stung by a stingray in 2006 when Bindi was just eight years old.

Bindi reveals to People.com that her dad’s tragic passing still haunts her. She explains, “I remember after we lost dad, so many adults came up to me and said, ‘Honey, time heals all wounds.’ That is the biggest lie you will ever hear. It doesn’t. That kind of sadness never goes away. It’s like losing a piece of your heart that you never get back.”

The 16-year-old says sometimes she and her brother Robert visit the handprints their father left in concrete outside the family’s home at the Australia Zoo. Bindi explains, “We’ll put our hands in them, just to see how they’ve grown and how they match up to dad’s.”

She also has all of the letters her father wrote as he traveled the world in search of animals. Bindi says, “Reading those letters back is special. I’m grateful he wrote them. Those little things remind you of him and give you strength to keep going.”

Bindi has been keeping her father’s memory alive by continuing his work. She is working with SeaWorld as a youth ambassador.

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Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — A Delta Air Lines pilot was caught on tape losing his cool when an air traffic controller told him his plane was approaching the wrong taxiway.

“Hey, you know what, we’ll taxi out there anyway we want when you tell us to. I don’t like your attitude,” the unidentified pilot said to the controller on Friday after being told he rolled the plane onto the wrong taxiway at Atlanta’s Hartfield International Airport.

The Charlotte-bound plane was on taxiway L, which controllers call Lima, instead of taxiway M, which they call Mike.

“I don’t have an attitude, sir, I’m just saying its looks like you joined Lima instead of Mike. And I’m just trying to correct you before you stay on Lima,” the controller responded.

“Okay ’cause my God there’s another plane out there it’s like six miles away,” said the pilot. “Your attitude is really something sir, we’re out here on Mike. Good morning.”

“Good morning, there was no attitude I was just trying to correct you. It’s my job to correct you if you mess up,” replied the controller.

“All right, I make a mistake every two to three minutes but my attitude is not like yours. Route on Mike. And you didn’t tell us how to get there so next time you can try doing that,” the pilot concluded.

While the pilot in question was not joking around, another pilot listening in on the same frequency chimed in to help ease the tension.

“Settle down, ‘Captain Hoppy,’” said the second pilot.

Atlanta-based Delta Airlines told ABC News they are looking into the exchange and that “Delta’s values call for courtesy and professionalism in everything we do.”

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Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — A Delta Air Lines pilot was caught on tape losing his cool when an air traffic controller told him his plane was approaching the wrong taxiway.

“Hey, you know what, we’ll taxi out there anyway we want when you tell us to. I don’t like your attitude,” the unidentified pilot said to the controller on Friday after being told he rolled the plane onto the wrong taxiway at Atlanta’s Hartfield International Airport.

The Charlotte-bound plane was on taxiway L, which controllers call Lima, instead of taxiway M, which they call Mike.

“I don’t have an attitude, sir, I’m just saying its looks like you joined Lima instead of Mike. And I’m just trying to correct you before you stay on Lima,” the controller responded.

“Okay ’cause my God there’s another plane out there it’s like six miles away,” said the pilot. “Your attitude is really something sir, we’re out here on Mike. Good morning.”

“Good morning, there was no attitude I was just trying to correct you. It’s my job to correct you if you mess up,” replied the controller.

“All right, I make a mistake every two to three minutes but my attitude is not like yours. Route on Mike. And you didn’t tell us how to get there so next time you can try doing that,” the pilot concluded.

While the pilot in question was not joking around, another pilot listening in on the same frequency chimed in to help ease the tension.

“Settle down, ‘Captain Hoppy,’” said the second pilot.

Atlanta-based Delta Airlines told ABC News they are looking into the exchange and that “Delta’s values call for courtesy and professionalism in everything we do.”

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Joe Scarnici/Getty Images(SAN DIEGO) — Megan Fox said she’s definitely geeky enough to attend this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego. To prove it, the actress told People she believes in one legend in particular.

“Bigfoot’s real,” she told the magazine. “And I have confidence in myself that if I were ever to be taken out on an expedition…I would be the one to find Bigfoot.”

The actress added that she’s a big “Lord of the Rings geek.”

Fox attended Comic-Con to promote her latest film, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, which hits theaters nationwide August 8.

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Joe Scarnici/Getty Images(SAN DIEGO) — Megan Fox said she’s definitely geeky enough to attend this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego. To prove it, the actress told People she believes in one legend in particular.

“Bigfoot’s real,” she told the magazine. “And I have confidence in myself that if I were ever to be taken out on an expedition…I would be the one to find Bigfoot.”

The actress added that she’s a big “Lord of the Rings geek.”

Fox attended Comic-Con to promote her latest film, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, which hits theaters nationwide August 8.

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Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The brother of a U.S. winter Olympian — along with his three young children — are safe Monday morning after 24 hours lost in the wilderness.

Jared Pikus, brother of skeleton athlete Noelle Pikus-Pace, is thankful to be home after spending the night lost in the Idaho wilderness. The group got lost Saturday after leaving a campsite to hike to a nearby lake.

The group couldn’t find its way back.

“I came to a point where I didn’t know where I was,” Pikus said later. “At that time, I had to think about the kids and survival.”

The area was so isolated that there was no cell phone service. The family had only a few bagels to eat and spent the night outdoors, sleeping huddled together under a raft.

While rescue crews combed the area, Pikus-Pace — who lives in Utah — pleaded for support on social media, sharing photos of her family cheering at the Sochi Olympics, when she won a silver medal.

This time, Pikus-Pace said, she felt helpless.

“You want to do something, and there is nothing you can do,” she said.

By Sunday afternoon, Pikus and his children found their way to a road, meeting people who brought them to rescue crews. Despite some mosquito bites and poison ivy rashes, they were otherwise OK, something that left Pikus-Pace relieved.

“We were left to imagine life without them and it was an awful feeling,” she wrote. “We are so incredibly blessed to have them back safe and sound!”

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Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The brother of a U.S. winter Olympian — along with his three young children — are safe Monday morning after 24 hours lost in the wilderness.

Jared Pikus, brother of skeleton athlete Noelle Pikus-Pace, is thankful to be home after spending the night lost in the Idaho wilderness. The group got lost Saturday after leaving a campsite to hike to a nearby lake.

The group couldn’t find its way back.

“I came to a point where I didn’t know where I was,” Pikus said later. “At that time, I had to think about the kids and survival.”

The area was so isolated that there was no cell phone service. The family had only a few bagels to eat and spent the night outdoors, sleeping huddled together under a raft.

While rescue crews combed the area, Pikus-Pace — who lives in Utah — pleaded for support on social media, sharing photos of her family cheering at the Sochi Olympics, when she won a silver medal.

This time, Pikus-Pace said, she felt helpless.

“You want to do something, and there is nothing you can do,” she said.

By Sunday afternoon, Pikus and his children found their way to a road, meeting people who brought them to rescue crews. Despite some mosquito bites and poison ivy rashes, they were otherwise OK, something that left Pikus-Pace relieved.

“We were left to imagine life without them and it was an awful feeling,” she wrote. “We are so incredibly blessed to have them back safe and sound!”

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Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Bindi Irwin, the daughter of “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin, has been sharing some of the fond memories she has of her late father. The Australian wildlife expert died after being stung by a stingray in 2006 when Bindi was just eight years old.

Bindi reveals to People.com that her dad’s tragic passing still haunts her. She explains, “I remember after we lost dad, so many adults came up to me and said, ‘Honey, time heals all wounds.’ That is the biggest lie you will ever hear. It doesn’t. That kind of sadness never goes away. It’s like losing a piece of your heart that you never get back.”

The 16-year-old says sometimes she and her brother Robert visit the handprints their father left in concrete outside the family’s home at the Australia Zoo. Bindi explains, “We’ll put our hands in them, just to see how they’ve grown and how they match up to dad’s.”

She also has all of the letters her father wrote as he traveled the world in search of animals. Bindi says, “Reading those letters back is special. I’m grateful he wrote them. Those little things remind you of him and give you strength to keep going.”

Bindi has been keeping her father’s memory alive by continuing his work. She is working with SeaWorld as a youth ambassador.

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Joe Scarnici/Getty Images(SAN DIEGO) — Megan Fox said she’s definitely geeky enough to attend this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego. To prove it, the actress told People she believes in one legend in particular.

“Bigfoot’s real,” she told the magazine. “And I have confidence in myself that if I were ever to be taken out on an expedition…I would be the one to find Bigfoot.”

The actress added that she’s a big “Lord of the Rings geek.”

Fox attended Comic-Con to promote her latest film, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, which hits theaters nationwide August 8.

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