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Meet The Hunger Games: Mockingjay's 'Rebel Warriors' in 6 stunning character posters
Aug 28, 2014

Meet up with the rebellion with these new character posters from the upcoming third entry in the wildly successful Hunger Games movie franchise, Mockingjay - Part 1.

Mockingjay director explains that Parts 1 and 2 will be two "distinct stories"
Aug 19, 2014

The third book in the Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay, was split in twain for the movie adaptation. Here's how that's gonna shake out.

Divergent pulls a Hunger Games, adds an extra sequel to the franchise
Apr 11, 2014

Like Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games before it, Veronica Roth's final Divergent novel will be split into two parts when it comes to the big screen.

How Jennifer Lawrence talked Shailene Woodley into doing Divergent
Mar 6, 2014

Current young adult sci-fi hit The Hunger Games will have some competition soon from Divergent, but we apparently need to thank Katniss for making it all happen.

Sci-fi stars OWN list of the 10 most valuable movie stars of 2013
Oct 22, 2013

Science fiction is big business at the movies, so it’s no surprise that sci-fi stars made up half of the 10 most valuable movie stars of 2013. So, who made the cut?

Buffy's watcher will be King in the CW's new Hunger Games-esque series
Mar 6, 2013

Anthony Stewart head played the beloved Rupert Giles on Buffy the Vampire Slayer for 7 years, but now he's coming back to American screens as a king.

See 53 things wrong with The Hunger Games in 3-minute vid
Jan 22, 2013

We've shown you the hilarious supercut of Prometheus citing everything wrong with the Aliens prequel. Now those same folks have given the same treatment to everyone's favorite female archery expert from a dystopian future, Katniss Everdeen.

It's official: The final 2 Hunger Games films now have a director
Jan 14, 2013

Worried about who would steer the last leg of Suzanne Collins' sci-fi trilogy into home? Plunder your Halloween candy pail, take a Kit-Kat break and relax. It's someone you already know.

X-Men + Hunger Games inspire 2 intriguing new CW sci-fi TV series
Jan 14, 2013

Considering the fact that Arrow has become a bona fide hit for The CW, the network hopes to stay close to the sci-fi-ish genre with two new series that are being compared to hit franchises X-Men and The Hunger Games. Could one of these be the next Arrow?

Dark Knight Rises + 15 more SF pics accused of being too political
Dec 17, 2012

Dating all the way back to the era of the original Twilight Zone, science fiction has served as a great way to sneak in political allegories and cultural critiques —all under the guise of a sci-fi movie. So what are some popular sci-fi flicks that have been accused—whether deserved or not—of getting a little too political?

Which sci-fi film toppled Twilight with the #1 baby name of 2012?
Dec 17, 2012

Remember a few years back when Twilight got really, really, obnoxiously big, and fans were producing lots and lots of baby Bellas and Edwards and Jacobs? Well, the day of the vampire-inspired infant name seems to have passed, and another sci-fi franchise is dominating the baby name scene. But which one?

One of these 2 directors will take over the Hunger Games sequel
Dec 17, 2012

With the clock ticking and The Hunger Games' sequel, Catching Fire, needing to be in the can by the end of this year, Lionsgate has narrowed the field of potential directors down to two: an Oscar-nominated genre newbie and someone who has put both Will Smith and Keanu Reeves through hell.

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.

Suck on this, John Carter: Hunger Games could make a profit week 1
Dec 16, 2012

With The Hunger Games set to open this weekend, analysts believe it could be the first huge blockbuster of the year. (Sorry, John Carter.) So big, in fact, that it could make well over its production budget with its opening weekend box office take. That ain't bad.