Gary Ross credits ‘The Hunger Games’ for inspiration behind ‘Ocean’s 8’

If you’re living under a rock – the all-female heist movie, Ocean’s 8, dropped its first trailer yesterday. The movie is directed by The Hunger Games alum, Gary Ross. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Ross talks about the influence of Katniss Everdeen, a woman protagonist, on Ocean’s 8 as a deliberate choice of project. “When I did Hunger Games I had so many people warn me that it could never be … Continue reading Gary Ross credits ‘The Hunger Games’ for inspiration behind ‘Ocean’s 8’

First look at The Hunger Games-inspired makeup line by Storybook Cosmetics

In January this year, Storybook Cosmetics announced their official collaboration with Lionsgate on a makeup line inspired by The Hunger Games. After almost a year, Storybook posted a teaser image on their Instagram. It shows a gold compact with an embossed Mockingjay. COMING SOON. A post shared by @ storybookcosmetics on Nov 10, 2017 at 4:15pm PST Going by the image, we can assume the makeup … Continue reading First look at The Hunger Games-inspired makeup line by Storybook Cosmetics

Francis Lawrence, Mahershala Ali and ‘The Hunger Games’ crew members invited to join The Academy

Director Francis Lawrence, actor Mahershala Ali and more The Hunger Games veterans are among the 683 new members invited to join the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences. Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Academy President said in a statement, “We’re proud to welcome these new members to the Academy, and know they view this as an opportunity and not just an invitation, a mission and not just a membership.” Others … Continue reading Francis Lawrence, Mahershala Ali and ‘The Hunger Games’ crew members invited to join The Academy

‘The Hunger Games’ producer Nina Jacobson featured on The Hollywood Reporter’s Showrunner Roundtable

Hollywood Reporter has released its Showrunner Roundtable interviews with 12 A-List writers who touch upon a variety of topics such as race, gender, sexuality and more in Hollywood. Nina Jacobson, producer of The Hunger Games, was also on the panel. She talks about her series The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, and also talk about being a woman producing a successful film franchise. Nina, you … Continue reading ‘The Hunger Games’ producer Nina Jacobson featured on The Hollywood Reporter’s Showrunner Roundtable

The Guardian study names post-millennial generation after Katniss Everdeen

In a recent investigative study undertaken by The Guardian, writer Noreena Hertz is calling the generation of post-millennials, otherwise referred to as Generation Z, ‘Generation K’ after Katniss Everdeen – for all the wrong reasons. Namely that they “feel the world they inhabit is one of perpetual struggle – dystopian, unequal and harsh.” Growing with anxiety and pessimism, the post-millennial generation grapples with an existential threat in a … Continue reading The Guardian study names post-millennial generation after Katniss Everdeen

UK Tributes – Enter Lionsgate’s epic ‘The Hunger Games’ prize draw

For Tributes in the UK (including Northern Ireland), Lionsgate is bringing you a mega prize draw for a chance to win 500 prizes to celebrate the release of Mockingjay: Part 2 on DVD/Blu-Ray. The draw opens 4 PM GMT on Thursday, March 17 until 12 PM on Thursday, March 24. There will be daily prize draws, which include: Ten (10) pairs of tickets for entry … Continue reading UK Tributes – Enter Lionsgate’s epic ‘The Hunger Games’ prize draw

Giveaway: 5 pair of tickets to ‘The Hunger Games’ Fan Marathon Screening in LA

In celebration of the DVD/Blu-Ray and Digital HD release of Mockingjay: Part 2, The Egyptian Theatre, in partnership with The American Cinematheque, is bringing you a screening of all four The Hunger Games movies. It’s an all-day event, complete with a cast Q&A from actors and actresses (Willow Shields is the first confirmed attendee) throughout the films, sweet treats from Peeta’s Bakery, trivia games, green screen booth, a Hunger … Continue reading Giveaway: 5 pair of tickets to ‘The Hunger Games’ Fan Marathon Screening in LA

Watch: New ‘Hunger Games’ Deleted Scene Discusses The Boy With The Bread

A new Hunger Games deleted scene has been released online via Popsugar!  The new deleted scene shows Peeta confronting Katniss about helping him and the bread. 13 more never-before-seen deleted scenes are released on The Hunger Games 4-Film Collection to be released next month! Continue reading Watch: New ‘Hunger Games’ Deleted Scene Discusses The Boy With The Bread