The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Adds Two More Tributes

By: Katey Rich Usually when a movie begins casting its smaller roles, it announces them in one big batch, or doesn’t announce them at all, allowing you to discover once you peruse IMDB which character actors will be filling the frame behind the main stars. But The Hunger Games is not most movies, as Lionsgate discovered when fans shrieked with anticipation every time a new … Continue reading The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Adds Two More Tributes

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Casts District 2’s Brutus

By: Katey Rich At some point I might just set up a template for announcing minor Hunger Games: Catching Fire casting news, since at the rate this news is coming in there will be something to say every day. For what feels like years we’ve been getting updates on who will play minor new characters in the film, while still anxiously waiting for the only … Continue reading The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Casts District 2’s Brutus

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Casts Brutal Tribute Enobaria

By: Katey Rich We’ve still got tons of casting updates coming in about The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, and still, they’re not about the most interesting new role, Finnick. But Meta Golding, who has just been cast to play Enobaria in the hotly anticipated sequel, will still have a lot to chew in her new role, playing a former Hunger Games winner who’s famous for … Continue reading The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Casts Brutal Tribute Enobaria

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

Lionsgate already searching for Mockingjay director

By: Liam Goodwin Lionsgate recently announced they’d be splitting Mockingjay, the final movie in The Hunger Games franchise, into two. Release dates have already been set for November 2014 and November 2015, but due to the somewhat rushed production timeline it doesn’t look likeCatching Fire director Francis Lawrence will be able to continue on as director. According to Thompson on Hollywood “Lionsgate movie chiefs, Summit’s … Continue reading Lionsgate already searching for Mockingjay director

Jena Malone Confirmed As Johanna Mason In The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

By: Katey Rich A few weeks ago at Comic Con I was chatting with some Lionsgate PR people, and they asked me what I thought of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s casting as Plutarch Heavensbee in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. I told them I thought it was a perfect move, and also said I was down with the idea of Jena Malone as Johanna Mason– at … Continue reading Jena Malone Confirmed As Johanna Mason In The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

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

Lionsgate Has Lost Faith In Miley Cyrus’s LOL

LOL was meant to be the next step for former tween queen Miley Cyrus to break out of her child star phase. Here, in her first PG-13 effort, Cyrus plays Lola, a high schooler exploring the tricky terrain of teacher’s crushes, teen sex, alcohol use and other content too hot for the Disney Channel. However, it now seems Cyrus will have to look elsewhere for … Continue reading Lionsgate Has Lost Faith In Miley Cyrus’s LOL

The Hunger Games Director Gary Ross Confirms He Won’t Make Catching Fire

The story that broke last week claiming Gary Ross wouldn’t return to direct Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire seemed pretty solid, but everyone went into the Easter weekend without any confirmation from Ross himself or the studio, leaving room for a lot of other rumors that the deal wasn’t quite done and Ross might return after all. But now you can put an end to … Continue reading The Hunger Games Director Gary Ross Confirms He Won’t Make Catching Fire