As it heads into what Lionsgate hopes will be its fifth consecutive weekend atop the box office, The Hunger Games franchise has tapped a new director to helm next year's sequel.
A week after Gary Ross dropped out from the role, Entertainment Weekly confirms that Francis Lawrence (I Am Legend) will helm the wildly anticipated Catching Fire, which hits theaters on November 22, 2013.
After narrowing down the field to two possible contenders earlier this week, Lionsgate has finally settled on a new director to replace Gary Ross for its Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire. Francis Lawrence has just received the offe... Read Post
Francis Lawrence has been selected by Lionsgate to direct “Catching Fire,” according to the Hollywood Reporter. He will reportedly be offered the job this afternoon, just over a week after “Hunger Games” director Gary Ross confirmed... Read Post