The hunt has been on for a new director for the sequel to The Hunger Games ever since Gary Ross dropped out, and now Lionsgate has found a replacement. Francis Lawrence will direct Catching Fire, which is set to be released in November of 2013. Lawrence, who has directed I Am Legend and Water for Elephants, has a challenge ahead of him, considering the tight schedule of the production and the elements of Catching Fire, but I'm excited to see what he can do.
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
The Hunger Games may be the megahit of the season, but the sequel, Catching Fire, won't be working with the exact same recipe for success. Gary Ross has decided not to direct the follow-up to The Hunger Games, saying, "As a writer a... Read Post