Posts Tagged ‘Gary Ross’

Review: The Hunger Games

— by ADAM DALE — The nation Panem has risen out of the ruins of what was once known as North America. As punishment for an unsuccessful uprising against the Capitol, a raffle (known as the “reaping”) is held yearly to choose one boy and one girl — from the ages of 12 to[...]

First Clip from The Hunger Games

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — The first clip from director Gary Ross’ adaptation of “The Hunger Games” was released on the film’s online community, CapitolTV. After being groomed and going through training with different specialists, each tribute must go b[...]

The Hunger Games Breaks Ticket Sales Record

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — With a nearly a month to go until the release of the film, the online ticketing service Fandango is reporting that “The Hunger Games” has already broken the first day advance ticket sales record formerly held[...]

‘The Hunger Games’ Sequel Secures Writer

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — Lionsgate is gearing up for the sequel to “The Hunger Games” — called “Catching Fire” — by securing Simon Beaufoy (“Slumdog Millionaire” and “127 Hours”) as the screenwriter. Gary Ross will [...]

‘The Hunger Games’ Teaser Trailer Debuts

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — The highly-anticipated teaser for “The Hunger Games” premiered during the MTV Video Music Awards. Having just finished the first book written by Suzanne Collins last month, I am proud to admit I have Katniss fever. Unfortunately, I wasn’t a fan at the very[...]

Jennifer Lawrence Closing in on ‘The Hunger Games’

— by ALEXA MILAN — It looks like fans of “The Hunger Games” are very close to learning who will play heroine Katniss Everdeen on the big screen. Variety reported that Jennifer Lawrence — who was recently nominated for an Oscar for her performance in “Winter’[...]

Gary Ross Discusses ‘Venom’

— by SEAN GERSKI — Writer Gary Ross recently appeared on American Film Institute, where he talked about how he has begun to write the “Spider-Man spinoff” movie “Venom.” Ross said “Venom” will be an “ambiguous protangonist” and the movie wi[...]