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The shaky cams are gone and the glorious costumes are back in Frances Lawrence’s adaptation of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”, as we see a Panem that has been changed by the events of “The Hunger Games” – and a film which has also been changed by its director. Lawrence, perhaps best known for sappy romantic drama “Water for Elephants,” has delivered in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” a darker, more mature film, for just as its protagonist Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) must grow as she faces upheaval so tooRead More
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Jennifer Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth cuddle up for our first look at the two filming “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay,” a two-part back-to-back production that will conclude “The Hunger Games” saga. Celebrity-Gossip.net snapped the first photos of the two in character as Katniss and Gale sharing a rare moment of downtime. “Mockingjay” is the first of the “Hunger Games” books to not feature an actual Hunger Games as the revolution against the shadowy Capitol inspired by Katniss’ performance in the first Games reaches its climax. Meanwhile, she’s still torn between Hemsworth’sRead More
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Jennifer Lawrence takes one final aim on the theatrical poster for sequel “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” released today by Lionsgate. With “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay” already filming, promo is now starting to heat up for the November release of the first sequel to 2012′s “The Hunger Games,” aka the highest-grossing opening weekend ever for a non-sequel. This time Katniss finds herself inexplicably back in the Hunger Games, a 75th Annual edition featuring all past victors. Josh Hutcherson as Peeta is back as her closest ally in the Games, alongRead More
Julianne Moore has found a right hand man and Jennifer Lawrence a protector in “House of Cards” actor Mahershala Ali, announced today to be taking the role of Boggs in “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay.” The final two films to conclude the saga will be directed by “Catching Fire” director Francis Lawrence and is a two-part adaptation of the final book, “Mockingjay”, in Suzanne Collins’ bestselling series, with Lawrence’s Katniss and her allies waging their final stand against the shadowy Capitol led by Donald Sutherland’s President Snow. Moore’s President Alma CoinRead More
Another new face added to the cast of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay” – Broadway star Patina Miller has been cast as the authoritative Commander Paylor in the two part finale of the hit franchise. Miller will join “Hunger Games” alums Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth in the conclusion of the dystopian saga. The final two films that mark the conclusion of the series will be directed by “Catching Fire” director Francis Lawrence, and are a two-part adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ final book, “Mockingjay” from her bestselling YA series.Read More
Another day, another addition to the “Hunger Games” cast! “The Hunger Games” official Facebook announced the casting today of Lily Rabe as Commander Lyme in “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay”. Lyme is a past victor from District 2 who joins the rebellion sparked by Jennifer Lawrence’s Katniss. “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1″ is the first of a two-part adaptation of the final book in Suzanne Collins’ series. The final two films will be helmed by “Catching Fire” director Francis Lawrence. Rabe is the latest addition to a growing cast thatRead More
Sam Claflin has finally found his lady love, with Lionsgate announcing today that Australian actress Stef Dawson has been cast as Annie Cresta in “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay.” Annie is the longtime love interest to Claflin’s Finnick Odair, and Dawson joins Natalie Dormer in the final installments of the YA franchise that stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth. The final two films to conclude the saga will be directed by “Catching Fire” director Francis Lawrence and is a two-part adaptation of the final book, “Mockingjay”, in Suzanne Collins’Read More
We are still several months from “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” releasing in theaters, but casting is already ramping up for the next two films in the saga of Katniss Everdeen. It’s been announced today that “Game of Thrones” actress Natalie Dormer has landed the role of Cressida and will star opposite Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth in the final two films of the series. The final two films to conclude the saga will be directed by “Catching Fire” director Francis Lawrence and is a two-part adaptation ofRead More
In a welcome respite from Floating Head syndrome, Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen stands tall and from a far distance away in the first poster released for sequel “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”, released this morning via the movie’s official Instagram. Taglined with a quote from the book – “The sun persists in rising, so I make myself stand” – which the film’s social media handles have been teasing for days, the poster has a painted feel and gives nothing away about the plot, which picks up after the eventsRead More