And in some good news in 2020, Variety is reporting that veteran The Hunger Games director, Francis Lawrence, is back for the adaptation of the prequel story, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Original producer Nina Jacobson is also returning, with her Color Force partner Brad Simpson, and Michael Arndt (“Catching Fire”) will adapt the screenplay from a treatment written by Collins, who will also serve as … Continue reading Francis Lawrence and Nina Jacobson returning for ‘The Hunger Games’ prequel movie
Welcome back, Tributes! We’re in for the greatest surprise today. Author Suzanne Collins has announced a new The Hunger Games novel set 64 years before the events of the first novel, much before when Katniss Everdeen was forced into the to-death competition. In a statement, Scholastic Trade Publishing President Ellie Berger said, “Suzanne Collins is a master at combining brilliant storytelling, superb world building, breathtaking suspense, and … Continue reading [Updated] ‘The Hunger Games’ prequel novel coming May 2020; Lionsgate working on a movie
The first installment in The Hunger Games movies came out on March 23, 2012. On the opening weekend, it had the third highest-gross in North America, and the franchise went on to be the eighth highest-grossing of all time. Here’s a round-up of what the cast of the first movie has been up to! We will see Jennifer Lawrence later this year when she reprises her role … Continue reading Happy 7th Anniversary to ‘The Hunger Games’ movie!
The Hunger Games fandom knows it’s not every day we hear from Suzanne Collins, and so every interview, every appearance is a day to cherish. As it is the tenth anniversary year of The Hunger Games‘s first publication, here is one such day: the author sat down with publisher David Levithan for New York Times to talk about the books and the movies. The interview is an … Continue reading Suzanne Collins talks ‘The Hunger Games’ books, Katniss’s family, Peeta and Gale, and lots more
In a story for Variety last month, actress Amandla Stenberg talks about her career, diversity in Hollywood, and more. On working on The Hunger Games at the age of 14, Amandla says, “It was all a dream come true.” “As a kid, it was my favorite book.” She recently saw co-star Jennifer Lawrence at a breakfast event. “She said, ‘Oh, my God, you have boobs!’” Stenberg recalls with … Continue reading Amandla Stenberg discusses her career and working with Jennifer Lawrence
Six years ago today, March 23, the movie adaptation of The Hunger Games hit the theaters. At the time of its release, the film’s opening weekend gross was the third-highest in North America. Here’s a throwback video of director Gary Ross at the midnight screening of the movie. Do you remember when you first saw The Hunger Games? Continue reading Happy 6th anniversary to ‘The Hunger Games’ movie!
In a video interview with BBC Radio 1, Jennifer Lawrence talks about movies and her work. She’s also asked about the best memento she’s kept from her movie roles, and of course, Katniss’s bow makes the cut. Watch an excerpt from the video below: "Did you guys know I was in The Hunger Games?" 🏹😂 Jennifer Lawrence tells @AliPlumb about the best memento she's kept from … Continue reading Video: Jennifer Lawrence reveals the memento she kept from ‘The Hunger Games’
We’ve heard rumors about spinoffs and new installments for both The Hunger Games and Twilight franchises since the credits rolled on Mockingjay: Part 2 in 2015. Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer has addressed these possibilities to Wall Street yet again, signaling that we may not have seen the last of these revolutionaries and vampires on screen. “There are a lot more stories to be told, and we’re ready to tell … Continue reading Lionsgate talks spinoff possibilities for ‘The Hunger Games’ and ‘Twilight’
Sunday night was the last time we saw The Hunger Games nominated – and winning! – at the Teen Choice Awards. Jennifer Lawrence won Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy for Mockingjay: Part 2 and Choice Movie Actress: Drama for Joy. In addition, Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer also won Choice Movie Liplock for Peeta and Katniss in Mockingjay: Part 2. Congratulations to everyone involved in the production! Continue reading Jennifer Lawrence & Josh Hutcherson win at Teen Choice Awards
With Lionsgate’s recent acquisition of network Starz, CEO Jon Feltheimer talked to Variety about the deal, and discussed the possibility of extending both The Hunger Games and Twilight franchises. “I would say that there’s no big franchise that any studio has that they’re not trying to look at prequels, sequels, spinoffs, some version of that,” said Feltheimer. “We think that there’s a great piece of IP with … Continue reading Lionsgate CEO discusses expanding the world of ‘The Hunger Games’ franchise