Sam Claflin joins ‘The Hunger Games’ co-star Elizabeth Banks in Charlie’s Angels

Sam Claflin is joining the cast of Sony’s Charlie’s Angels reboot. He will be teaming up with his The Hunger Games co-star Elizabeth Banks, who is directing and starring in the project. According to Variety: The film will focus on the next generation of Angels working for the mysterious Charlie. The Townsend Agency has grown considerably and gone global, providing security and intelligence services to a … Continue reading Sam Claflin joins ‘The Hunger Games’ co-star Elizabeth Banks in Charlie’s Angels

Lionsgate developing entertainment centers featuring ‘The Hunger Games’ attractions

In its continued expanding of The Hunger Games franchise in the world of theme parks, Lionsgate is teaming up with Madrid-based leisure center specialist Parques Reunidos to build multiple facilities in the next few years. According to Variety, there will be 20 centers in high-traffic shopping areas, in addition to the five agreements already signed with the Thader Shopping Mall (Murcia), Dolce Vita Tejo (Lisbon), intu Lakeside … Continue reading Lionsgate developing entertainment centers featuring ‘The Hunger Games’ attractions

Lionsgate talks spinoff possibilities for ‘The Hunger Games’ and ‘Twilight’

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’

Hulu orders Josh Hutcherson-starrer comedy ‘Future Man’ to series

Earlier this year, we heard that Josh Hutcherson will be leading Hulu’s half-hour comedy pilot, Future Man. Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Hulu has now ordered a full series based on the pilot, executive produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. The pilot introduced us to Josh Futterman, played by Hutcherson, who is a “socially inept” janitor. But he’s also “a world-ranked videogamer by night,” and excels in a dystopian game … Continue reading Hulu orders Josh Hutcherson-starrer comedy ‘Future Man’ to series

Stef Dawson-starrer ‘The Lennon Report’ gets theatrical release date

Here’s your chance to see the lovely Stef Dawson, who played Annie Cresta in the Mockingjay movies, in theaters this fall. The Lennon Report, centered around the aftermath of John Lennon’s murder, will release in limited markets on October 7, followed by a nationwide release on October 14. As reported by Variety, the film focuses on the efforts of police officers, nurses and emergency doctors racing to save Lennon’s … Continue reading Stef Dawson-starrer ‘The Lennon Report’ gets theatrical release date

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

Josh Hutcherson to lead Hulu’s comedy pilot ‘Future Man’

Josh Hutcherson‘s first lead role since The Hunger Games is here. The Peeta Mellark actor will be the lead in Seth Rogen’s half-hour comedy pilot, Future Man. The pilot, produced for Hulu, is about a janitor named Josh Futterman who must save humanity from extinction. According to Variety, the character of Josh is “socially inept” and has “low self-esteem.” But he’s also “a world-ranked videogamer by night,” and excels in … Continue reading Josh Hutcherson to lead Hulu’s comedy pilot ‘Future Man’

Lionsgate launching 'Hunger Games: The Exhibition' tour in 2015!

Get ready Tributes in the US! Lionsgate is launching ‘Hunger Games: The Exhibition’ tour in 2015, as the first step towards the theme park that we heard about earlier. From Variety: The exhibition will include displays of costumes, props and other elements of the franchise films. Lionsgate has tapped Thinkwell Group for the project. The exhibition will launch several months ahead of the Nov. 20, 2015 release … Continue reading Lionsgate launching 'Hunger Games: The Exhibition' tour in 2015!

Lionsgate team talks marketing 'Mockingjay' movies, filming in Europe and more

Lionsgate team talked to Variety about the marketing of the final two movies in The Hunger Games franchise, revealing that they looked at the two movies as one eight-hour long movie. Tim Palen adds, “A big part of the second film was growing the franchise, and the greatest potential was international,” he says. “We did a major presentation to distributors in Cannes, and did six premieres outside … Continue reading Lionsgate team talks marketing 'Mockingjay' movies, filming in Europe and more

'Catching Fire' featured in Variety; new photos, character head-shots, interviews and more!

Variety Magazine has announced that The Hunger Games: Catching Fire will be the cover of their October 29th issue!  On Variety’s site, they have included two different articles pertaining to Catching Fire.  One is the Cover Story on how “‘Hunger Games’ established the bona fides of its star Jennifer Lawrence and producer Nina Jacobson, and turned mini-major Lionsgate into a full-fleged studio”.  The other talks about how … Continue reading 'Catching Fire' featured in Variety; new photos, character head-shots, interviews and more!