Lionsgate has recruited Francis Lawrence to direct Catching Fire, the sequel to the wildly popular adventure film, The Hunger Games.
Gary Ross is currently in negotiations with Lionsgate about directing Catching Fire, the upcoming movie based on the second book of the wildly popular Hunger Games trilogy.
It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that The Hunger Games had a very successful second weekend after posting the third biggest opening in movie history with $152 million.
If the storyline of The Hunger Games seems a bit familiar, well, tales about people fighting each other to the death in some dystopian future gone mad isn’t exactly new.
A new trailer for The Hunger Games has gone live, which will be airing during Super Bowl Sunday on February 5.
I very clearly recall the controversy over the Japanese movie Battle Royale, which never actually had an official release in the States.
Anticipation is building for the big screen adaptation of The Hunger Games, the best selling trilogy of books written by Suzanne Collins, which hit theaters on March 23 by Lion's Gate.