Rebel Wilson May Be Up For A Role In The Hunger Games: Mockingjay

By:  Eric Eisenberg Comedienne Rebel Wilson‘s star is quickly on the rise. After being introduced to American audiences with a small role playing Matt Lucas‘ sister in Paul Feig‘s Bridesmaids, she has managed to pick up bigger and bigger parts in movies like Bachelorette, Struck By Lightningand What To Expect When You’re Expecting. Her big break, however, came late last year in the a cappella comedy Pitch Perfect. While the movie … Continue reading Rebel Wilson May Be Up For A Role In The Hunger Games: Mockingjay

Jennifer Lawrence And David O. Russell Reteaming For The Ends Of The Earth

By:  Eric Eisenberg It would seem that Jennifer Lawrence and director David O. Russell got along famously on the set of Silver Linings Playbook. Not only did their collaboration lead to the actress’ second Oscar nomination in the Best Actress category, she also recently signed on to appear in Russell’s next film about the famous Abscam sting, formerly known as American Bullshit. But while that movie is still … Continue reading Jennifer Lawrence And David O. Russell Reteaming For The Ends Of The Earth

Bryan Singer To Direct X-Men: Days Of Future Past

By:  Eric Eisenberg It’s been almost a decade since Bryan Singer directed an X-Men movie, the last one being 2003’s X2, but apparently he’s ready to return: Singer will be back to direct X-Men: Days of Future Past. A source over at Coming Soon has confirmed the news, which has been spinning around as rumor for the last week or so. On Thursday the news broke that Matthew Vaughn, who … Continue reading Bryan Singer To Direct X-Men: Days Of Future Past

Haywire’s Gina Carano First Cast In Female Version Of The Expendables

  By: Eric Eisenberg Earlier this year Gina Carano proved in Steven Soderbergh’s Haywire that she can kick just as much ass as any male action star and doing so has landed her a lead role in an upcoming project described as an all female version of The Expendables. The former MMA fighter, who will next be seen alongside Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne … Continue reading Haywire’s Gina Carano First Cast In Female Version Of The Expendables

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Casts Jeffrey Wright As Beetee

By: Katey Rich Jeffrey Wright, the character actor and theater veteran who seemingly shows up in every other movie, has become the latest– and quite possibly the last– actor added to the massive lineup for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Lionsgate announced today that they’ve cast him as Beetee, the former tribute from District 3 who has knowledge about electronics that becomes very, very valuable … Continue reading The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Casts Jeffrey Wright As Beetee

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Adds A New Peacekeeper

By: Katey Rich Man, the guy who’s going to play Finnick in Catching Fire must be holding out for a seriously huge paycheck. That’s the only way I can explain the drawn-out casting process for the Hunger Games sequel, which is set to go into production this fall in time for its November 22, 2013 release, and has been adding cast members at a lightning … Continue reading The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Adds A New Peacekeeper

The Hunger Games Catching Fire To Be Released In IMAX Theaters

By: Kelly West One of the things I regret not getting around to doing when The Hunger Games hit theaters was seeing it on an IMAX screen. While our own Katey Rich made a good point about the shaky camera style and emphasis on close-ups likely preventing the film from really benefiting from an IMAX screen, I can’t help but think that the futuristic world … Continue reading The Hunger Games Catching Fire To Be Released In IMAX Theaters

The Hunger Games Sequel Officially Titled The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

By: Eric Eisenberg When it came to creating brand recognition, Summit Entertainment really nailed it with the Twilight franchise. When the sequels were being produced they didn’t simply call them Eclipse or New Moon, but rather extended the title but putting The Twilight Saga: in front of it. Needless to say, it’s been expected that Lionsgate would be doing the same thing with their Hunger … Continue reading The Hunger Games Sequel Officially Titled The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

‘Hunger Games’ Director Gary Ross Resumes Sequel Talks as Schedule Issues Loom Large

The Hunger Games director Gary Ross is set to sit down with Lionsgate executives Monday for a key meeting that will help determine his role in the follow-up to the mega-blockbuster. Contrary to previous media reports, Ross — who returned from a vacation in Italy on Friday — has not exited the booming franchise. But he is not yet signed to return for the second … Continue reading ‘Hunger Games’ Director Gary Ross Resumes Sequel Talks as Schedule Issues Loom Large