Lionsgate CEO discusses expanding the world of ‘The Hunger Games’ franchise

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

Natalie Dormer on ‘The Hunger Games’ prequel: It would have to come from Suzanne Collins

Recently, Jennifer Lawrence weighed-in on the idea of The Hunger Games prequels and called it “too soon.” Co-star Natalie Dormer, however, told Entertainment Weekly that she may consider returning to Panem, but only with the books’ author Suzanne Collins on-board. “I adore Suzanne Collins for her bravery and her imagination,” Dormer told EW, “and everything that is the success of The Hunger Games, the genesis, it all comes from Suzanne. … Continue reading Natalie Dormer on ‘The Hunger Games’ prequel: It would have to come from Suzanne Collins

Take the ultimate ‘Hunger Games’ quiz

Now that we’ve all seen Mockingjay: Part 2, and kind of dreading what comes next, here’s something to fill your time. Take the ultimate fan quiz on The Hunger Games, curated with the help of Scholastic and Suzanne Collins. You can clock your answers and share your result with your friends. As an added bonus, UK fans will also have the opportunity to win a kindle with a … Continue reading Take the ultimate ‘Hunger Games’ quiz

Suzanne Collins Writes a Thank You Letter to the Hunger Games Film Team

Suzanne Collins posted a thank you letter to the Hunger Games film team thanking them for all the work they have done on the Hunger Games movies. You can read her letter below: A Thank You to The Hunger Games Film Team Having spent the last decade in Panem, it’s time to move on to other lands. But before I do, I’d like to say … Continue reading Suzanne Collins Writes a Thank You Letter to the Hunger Games Film Team

Nina Jacobson talks ‘The Hunger Games,’ the cast and more with FilmInk

Australia’s FilmInk magazine has released a new interview with The Hunger Games producer Nina Jacobson where she talks the franchise, her career and women in showbiz. What sparked this for you? I just found that it was a book where once I picked it up I couldn’t put it down. I couldn’t stop thinking about it. It just felt really powerful, really relevant. And I thought … Continue reading Nina Jacobson talks ‘The Hunger Games,’ the cast and more with FilmInk

Happy 5th anniversary to ‘Mockingjay’!

Five years ago, on this day, the final book of The Hunger Games trilogy was released in the US. August 24 in 2010 was a grand day for Tributes who’d waited for so long for Mockingjay after that cliffhanger in Catching Fire! Here’s wishing a happy book birthday to Suzanne Collins who gave us this incredible and powerful story. From the book’s release to the final movie of the franchise, it’s … Continue reading Happy 5th anniversary to ‘Mockingjay’!

99 days until ‘Mockingjay: Part 2’ – watch all 4 official trailers again

Technically, it’s 98 days and a few hours, but hey – let’s stick to what the officials say. 99 DAYS TO MOCKINGJAY: PART 2! Let’s watch all the theatrical trailers for The Hunger Games movies today, shall we? Which has been your favorite trailer/movie so far? Continue reading 99 days until ‘Mockingjay: Part 2’ – watch all 4 official trailers again

YA authors share how ‘The Hunger Games’ inspired them

Today, August 10, is the 53rd birthday of author Suzanne Collins. To mark the occasion, MTV asked 9 YA authors to share how The Hunger Games has inspired them and their writing. Rae Carson, The Girl of Fire and Thorns “Although it was written for teens, ’The Hunger Games’ is fearless in its portrayal of the consequences of war. It inspired me to honor the sacrifices of friends … Continue reading YA authors share how ‘The Hunger Games’ inspired them

Happy birthday, Suzanne Collins!

Today, August 10, is the birthday of The Hunger Games trilogy author Suzanne Collins. She turns 53. Suzanne is also known for her MG series, The Underland Chronicles, her autobiographical picture-book for children, Year of the Jungle, and some beloved children’s TV shows like Oswald. She made this year’s Top-Earning Authors of 2015 Forbes list. From all of us at HGN, we’d like to wish Suzanne a very happy birthday! Continue reading Happy birthday, Suzanne Collins!