‘Mockingjay’ Posters Offer Look at District 13, But With Less Parkour

- 08-07-14Books, Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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Congratulations to the three of you who got that joke in the headline. But now that it’s out of the way, it’s time to get serious about the third film in The Hunger Games franchise, Mockingjay Part 1. Six new character posters have been released to promote the film, featuring a look, but not a vast look, at the formally mythical 13th District of Panem. There’s a definite aesthetic to design of these posters, and even not so careful observers will see that there are a couple of characters missing from this collection. What do I mean, and who’s missing from this latest round of posterization? Check out the gallery below. (more…)

SDCC14: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1′ Teaser – Katniss Is All In

- 07-28-14Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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We’re finally getting closer to a full trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. Although physically battered and emotionally exhausted by her latest trip into The Hunger Games Arena, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) is back in action and ready or not, has to be the face of the rebellion against District One. Hopefully the first full trailer will hit the Internet sometime early next week. Until then, you’ll have to scratch that Hunger Games itch with this teaser. (more…)

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1′: New Teaser Trailer & District Propaganda Posters

- 06-25-14Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part One production has cranked up the old media machine and released a series of District propaganda posters that were quickly followed by a few choice words from Panem’s President Snow (Donald Sutherland) with District 12 Tribute Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) standing quietly beside. Find out what Snow had to say below. (more…)

‘Mockingjay’ Won’t Get Delayed Due to Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death

- 02-03-14Film Posted by Sarah Moran

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The shocking death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman not only rocked the internet and cast a cloud over more than a few Super Bowl parties, it also called into question a couple of the actor’s unfinished projects. The most prominent being The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and Part 2. (more…)

Lionsgate Made a Billion Dollars (Again) – Could This Lead Way To More Films With Female Heroes?

- 12-23-13Film Posted by Luke Gallagher

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I don’t usually talk box office numbers because, well, math is hard. The only reason I’m bringing up Lionsgate’s films second billion dollar year is to acknowledge how a good chunk of those earnings were accounted by franchises with female leads, and how it stands to reason that we might start seeing a floodgate of female hero movies.

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‘Mockingjay’ Gets T-Bagged, Adds Robert Knepper to Cast

- 12-11-13Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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Now that The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is a certified hit, all eyes turn to the trilogy-turned-quadrilogy’s final two chapters, Mockingjay Parts 1 and 2. Julianne Moore, Natalie Dormer, and Lily Rabe have already signed up joined the fun, along with returning cast members like Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and Liam Hemsworth, but now one more name has been added to the call sheet, and it’s everybody’s favorite prison psycho Theodore “T-Bag” Bagwell, or Robert Knepper as the actor likes to be called. And in an interesting detail, it seems he’s playing a character that doesn’t appear in the book. (more…)

Disney and Lionsgate Working on ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Hunger Games’ Theme Park Attractions (Respectively)

- 11-08-13Cool Stuff, Film Posted by James Daniels

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Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger has had more to say about Star Wars recently than pretty much since the acquisition of Lucasfilm by his company (can you believe it’s been over a year?). First the official release date for Episode VII was finally revealed…no title yet, but at least we know WHEN we can see the most anticipated film since Edison made “Fred Ott’s Sneeze”.

But there’s more! Iger also spoke on Bloomberg.tv about expanding the SW attractions to Disney theme parks across the globe…Oh, before I get to the jump, I guess I should mention that Lionsgate is also apparently in talks to produce theme park attractions based on The Hunger Games film franchise. (more…)

First ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Clip Hits the Internet

- 11-06-13Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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Francis Lawrence’s The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has been released, and it features a very tense exchange between Jennifer Lawrence’s (X-Men: Days of Future Past) Katniss Everdeen and Liam Hemsworth’s (The Expendables 2) Gale Hawthorne. Check it out!
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As the November 22nd premiere of director Francis Lawrence‘s The Hunger Games: Catching Fire keeps creeping closer, the marketing powers that be are about to burst open the dam and flood the Internet, television, and print media with all kinds of new teasers. All in an effort to put just one more butt in a theater seat on opening weekend.  Are you ready for your close-up, Miss Lawrence? (more…)

First TV Spot for ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Hits the Internet

- 10-15-13Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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The first television spot for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has hit the Internet and it’s got all the bells and whistles you’d expect, action, angst, and Atlas (Coldplay’s new song). (more…)

New Japanese Trailer for ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’

- 10-11-13Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Japanese trailer is making the Internet rounds today. We can expect the marketing to ramp up as the November 22nd premiere date creeps closer and closer. There’s plenty of new bits to check out. (more…)