[Updated] Lionsgate to build ‘The Hunger Games’ theme park attractions in the US and China

On the heels of a stage show in London, the Exhibition Tour and attractions in Dubai, Lionsgate is now seeking to build The Hunger Games-themed rollercoasters and “other rides based on the movie.” Yep. You read that right. We heard the report about a theme park in Atlanta, and now New York Times is confirming the news. What’s more, a second theme park is being built in Macau … Continue reading [Updated] Lionsgate to build ‘The Hunger Games’ theme park attractions in the US and China

Lionsgate exploring possible ‘The Hunger Games’ theme park options in Georgia

Georgia, where majority of The Hunger Games movies have been filmed, may be the first location to get a possible theme park. Hypable discovered the Atlanta Business Chronicles report on Lionsgate being in early talks for a franchise theme park at Georgia’s Bartow County, near Atlanta. NBC 11 also notes in a video report that the talks are in an “advance” stage, and there’s a good possibility … Continue reading Lionsgate exploring possible ‘The Hunger Games’ theme park options in Georgia

Photos: New stills from 'Tim Palen: Photographs from The Hunger Games'

Lionsgate CMO Tim Palen’s upcoming book celebrating his work on The Hunger Games, titled Tim Palen: Photographs from The Hunger Games, releases next week. It includes never-before seen pictures and stills from the movies, including an exclusive look at Mockingjay: Part 2. The photographer was only set to shoot Jennifer Lawrence on the set of Mockingjay – Part 1 in Atlanta, but when he found out that Shields … Continue reading Photos: New stills from 'Tim Palen: Photographs from The Hunger Games'

'Mockingjay' filming wraps up in Atlanta; crew headed to Europe now

As we reported previously, the filming for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 was nearing an end in Atlanta, where the crew also shot Catching Fire and Mockingjay: Part 1. Producer Nina Jacobson and director Francis Lawrence both took to Twitter to announce that the filming in Atlanta has now officially wrapped up and they are moving to Europe to film the rest of the scenes. I send a big thank you … Continue reading 'Mockingjay' filming wraps up in Atlanta; crew headed to Europe now

Mockingjay filming begins wrapping up in Atlanta; returns to Swan House once more

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 is close to winding down in Atlanta, before heading off to Europe later. The expected date for the filming to wrap is April 18, but before that, the crew has returned to the Swan House, featured as the Presidential Palace in Catching Fire, once more. The official Swan House website notes that the building and surrounding property will be closed … Continue reading Mockingjay filming begins wrapping up in Atlanta; returns to Swan House once more

Photos: Jennifer Lawrence on-set of 'Mockingjay Part 2'; filming continues in Atlanta

Filming on the second of the Mockingjay movies continues in Atlanta. Pictures of Jennifer Lawrence and her stunt double from the set have surfaced online, courtesy Daily Mail UK, smack from the center of the Capitol. The pictures are definite spoilers, showing Katniss Everdeen in the middle of an action scene in the Capitol, in front of a green screen. If you’d like to go ahead and … Continue reading Photos: Jennifer Lawrence on-set of 'Mockingjay Part 2'; filming continues in Atlanta

Walk-on role in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' up for auction

We recently posted about a fundraising raffle for a set-visit to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay organized to benefit the Kristen Ann Carr Fund, hosted by producer Jon Kilik. A second item up for grabs is a non-speaking role in the movie, benefitting the same cancer research organization. This is the opportunity of a lifetime! You will have a chance to be a non-speaking extra on the set … Continue reading Walk-on role in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' up for auction

Photos: Liam Hemsworth, Sam Claflin and Francis Lawrence on-set of 'Mockingjay: Part 1' in Atlanta

Filming for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 is in full-swing in Georgia. Actors Liam Hemsworth, Sam Claflin were spotted on set, along with director Francis Lawrence on Friday, January 31. A few pictures from the set have been added to the gallery here. Source: Just Jared Continue reading Photos: Liam Hemsworth, Sam Claflin and Francis Lawrence on-set of 'Mockingjay: Part 1' in Atlanta

New 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' casting call for next week in Atlanta

CL Casting has posted a new casting call for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2 for “thin-framed” 45+ men and women. The filming is scheduled for next week in Atlanta. Read the full announcement below: “UNTITLED TRILOGY” PLEASE NOTE IN E-MAIL IF YOU HAVE BEEN BOOKED ON THIS PROJECT PREVIOUSLY SEEKING AGES 45+, THIN-FRAMED MEN AND WOMEN, ALL ETHNICTIES We need MALES and FEMALES … Continue reading New 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' casting call for next week in Atlanta

Photo: 'Mockingjay' actress Stef Dawson with author Suzanne Collins

Actress Stef Dawson, who will be playing the role of Annie Cresta in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 and 2, shared a lovely picture of herself with author Suzanne Collins on her Instagram. Check out the full-size photo in the gallery here. “The Beautiful and Incredible Suzanne Collins and I. Forever grateful to her for Annie & touching lives with stories that matter. Love her X” It’s great to see Suzanne … Continue reading Photo: 'Mockingjay' actress Stef Dawson with author Suzanne Collins