Newest Barbie is Katniss Everdeen

WASHINGTON – Katniss Everdeen, the tough character at the center of “Hunger Games,” has a new likeness.

Mattel is out with a Barbie version of the bow-wielding heroine, complete with bow and arrows and her iconic mockingjay pin.

The cost is $29.95, but getting one might be tough.

The dolls are on back order. Mattel’s Barbie Collector website says the dolls will be available Aug. 1.

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