If you’ve been waiting for a revolution in the districts, it’s here. The stakes get a lot higher—a lot faster—in the first trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
Check out 2 epic new posters that set the stage for a much bigger return to the world of The Hunger Games.
Usually we see our favorite sci-fi stars at work battling zombies, robots, vampires, orcs and even Predators, but sometimes their heroics cross over into real life.
After The Hunger Games became a monster hit, work started almost immediately on the sequel, Catching Fire. Aside from some scattered set pics, we haven't seen much from the next chapter in Katniss' journey—until now.
After a career born on the indie film circuit, Jennifer Lawrence popped onto the mainstream radar with her memorable role as Raven in X-Men: First Class. Of course, that was before she became a bona fide star in The Hunger Games. But did you know she almost turned down the role of Katniss Everdeen?
These days, it takes a long time and a lot of effort to get a movie made in Hollywood, and studios often hear from many different filmmakers about how they would envision a particular film. And we—the public—almost never get to see one of those visions that wasn't used.
When work started on The Hunger Games film, no one had a clue the big screen version of the young adult novel would turn out to be one of the biggest films of the year. Now that it is, series star Jennifer Lawrence is getting a big, fat raise for part two.
Much of science fiction might take place in the darkness of space, but that doesn't mean sci-fi stars can't enjoy some sun.
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.
We finally know when work will begin on a sequel to X-Men First Class—but thanks to the success of The Hunger Games, it's apparently going to take a bit longer than we'd hoped.