Gary Ross

Hunger Games director reveals real reason he passed on the sequel
Dec 17, 2012

After a few weeks of will he, won't he, we now know for sure that Hunger Games director Gary Ross will not be back for the sequel Catching Fire. So, why didn't he want to direct what will surely be a monster hit?

Why Hunger Games director won't watch Japan's kids-killing-kids pic
Dec 16, 2012

The Hunger Games is only beginning its reign as a pop culture phenomenon, and already fans and detractors alike are drawing parallels between the franchise and the 2000 Japanese flick Battle Royale, another film about teens forced to kill each other by an oppressive government. Hunger Games director Gary Ross has heard the comparisons, but he hasn't seen the other flick, and he's got a very good reason why not.

Seabiscuit writer to redraft Spider-Man 4
Dec 14, 2012

The new writer is being brought on to rewrite a script by New York playwright David Lindsay-Abaire.