Forget the arena: The movie magic I enjoyed the most during The Hunger Games: Catching Fire was all the different ways director Francis Lawrence (not to mention all the reps in charge of marketing) found to make the 5'6" Josh...
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire set a new Thanksgiving holiday record at the box office. Director Francis Lawrence’s follow-up to the 2012 hit amassed an impressive $110.1 million during its five-day run in North America. The sequel’s weekend haul wasn’t too shabby either; the follow-up earned $74.5 million in the span of three days. Show More Summary
Jennifer Lawrence might play fearless pretty well on the big screen, but the actress recently revealed that she’s scared to death of spiders. The star of director Francis Lawrence’s box office hit The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has a serious case of arachnophobia. Show More Summary
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire continues to burn up the box office. Director Francis Lawrence’s acclaimed follow-up is making a serious chunk of change in North America. According to the numbers posted at Box Office Mojo, the sequel has amassed an impressive $200 million as of Wednesday. Show More Summary
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire made a little less than box office estimates had predicted. Although several publications noted that Francis Lawrence’s follow-up to The Hunger Games made a whopping $161 million over the weekend, this figure was a little off the mark. Show More Summary
Which Lawrence was a better hire for Team Hunger Games? There’s no question Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence is a tremendous asset to Lionsgate’s ongoing adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ best-selling YA novels. The versatile actress brings...Show More Summary
Steven Moffat tells how much of Doctor Who will revolve around the Doctor's new quest, Francis Lawrence says some controversial moments from Mockingjay are in the movies, and someone's in mortal peril in Teen Wolf. Plus, casting news from the Doctor Who Christmas special and The Walking Dead. Spoilers now! Read more...
Want to know what's coming in the two The Hunger Games: Mockingjay movies? WIRED talked to Francis Lawrence, who directed Catching Fire and is handling the Mockingjay films, to get some insight.
A talented studio filmmaker finally finds his tentpole niche. Read the full article on AICN Since making his feature debut in 2005 with CONSTANTINE, Francis Lawrence has appeared to be a talented tentpole filmmaker in search of the right franchise. Show More Summary
For a variety of reasons, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is considerably unlike its predecessor. Structurally the sequel isn’t a 180-turn, but the world itself, while keeping in touch with what director Gary Ross achieved with the first film, has a different texture to it. Show More Summary
This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Francis Lawrence, Director, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire I think there are a few things. Susan Collins started all of this with an idea of a theme, and she wanted to create a series of stories for young adults about the consequences of war. Show More Summary
Read our 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' review to find out if director Francis Lawrence's sequel is an improvement on the first film. The post ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Review appeared first on Screen Rant.
He's directed Gaga and Britney, now The Hunger Games: Catching Fire director explains how treating IMAX cameras like handhelds helped him bring Katniss Everdeen to life. Francis Lawrence is no stranger to weighty expectations. Read Full Story
With The Hunger Games: Catching Fire opening in theaters on Friday, Nov. 22, TIME book critic Lev Grossman recently sat down for a long and wide-ranging conversation with Hunger Games creator-writer Suzanne Collins and Catching Fire director Francis Lawrence. Show More Summary
When Francis Lawrence was chosen to replace Gary Ross as the director of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, a monumental task was put in front of the filmmaker. Not only would he have to live up to and work from what was established in the first Hunger Games film, he had to find a way to also place his own personal spin on it and make it his own. Show More Summary
Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Director Francis Lawrence, heard my plea of no shaky cam in the sequel. I get on my knees and scream to the heavens, “For the love of god!” The first film literally made me sick on three separate occasions and I wasn’t able to make it through until it hit glorious […]
Director Francis Lawrence and producer Nina Jacobson spoke with SPINOFF about expanding the world of "The Hunger Games" with "Catching Fire."
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Dir. Francis Lawrence [Lionsgate; 2013] by Robert Ham Rating: The casting of Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, the lead character in The Hunger Games trilogy of books was a genius move on the part of Lionsgate. Show More Summary
Peeta Mellark didn't get much to do in the first Hunger Games movie — so how do you make him cool enough to deserve Katniss Everdeen? We spoke with Catching Fire director Francis Lawrence about the many ways he decided to "expand" the the second chapter in the Hunger Games series. Show More Summary