Posts Tagged ‘“The Hunger Games”’

Francis Lawrence Offered Catching Fire

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — With Gary Ross officially turning down the sequel to the highly successful “The Hunger Games” in early April, Lionsgate embarked on a quest to find his replacement a few weeks after the release of the film. The Hollywood Reporter reported[...]

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[...]

Clip No. 2 from The Hunger Games

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — There are 16 more days until the theatrical release of “The Hunger Games” and Lionsgate has turned up the marketing campaign for one of the most anticipated films of 2012. With members of the cast and its director on a national mall tour [...]

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 Feature Trailer

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — This was a big week for “The Hunger Games” fandom. For the film, Lionsgate: released a new still of Katniss Everdeen in her jumpsuit for the arena; announced a “contest” in which fans can win tickets to the Los Angeles premier[...]

‘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 [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Hunger Games’

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — With the final installment of the “Harry Potter” series already out on DVD and “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2” hitting theaters in November, Lionsgate is looking to make a splash with its own franchise by adapting Su[...]

‘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[...]

Hemsworth, Hutcherson Cast in The Hunger Games

Let the games begin. Lionsgate announced today it has found two actors to play Peeta Mellark and Gale Hawthorne in the highly anticipated movie adaptation of The Hunger Games. From left in the picture, Liam Hemsworth (“The Last Song”) joins the movie as Gale Hawthorne and Josh Hutcherson[...]

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’[...]