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Production design of “The Hunger Games” – interview with Philip Messina

In the last 15 years his career has left an indelible mark on the silver screens. Through his collaborations with Steven Soderbergh, M. Night Shyamalan, Gary Ross and Francis Lawrence, production designer Philip Messina has worked, among the rest, on “Erin Brockovich”, “Traffic”, “Solaris”, all three “Ocean’s”, “8 Mile”, “The Last Airbender” and the upcoming […]

'Mockingjay: Part 2": A Smoky, Grim Revolt Lacking In Fire

Directed by: Francis Lawrence; Runtime: 137 minutes Grade: B- The writing was on the wall as soon as the announcement was made: that the third book in Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games series, "Mockingjay", would be split into two films....Show More Summary

Jennifer Lawrence Is Developing 'A Few Things' With 'Mockingjay' Director

Jennifer Lawrence rocks a crop top as she leaves her hotel on Saturday (March 26) in New York City. The 25-year-old actress is currently developing new projects with Mockingjay director Francis Lawrence, he recently told Blastr. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jennifer Lawrence “I would love to work with any of these people [...]

Exclusive Interview with Director Francis Lawrence for ‘THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY’

The adventure with Katniss Everdeen has now come to an end. With the Blu-ray/DVD release this week of THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 2 and the complete special edition of THE HUNGER GAMES set, Latino-Review had the opportunity to sit down and interview director Francis Lawrence, who directed three of the four movies. Show More Summary

Francis Lawrence Interview: Closing Out The Hunger Games

The final chapter is now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD The post Francis Lawrence Interview: Closing Out The Hunger Games appeared first on

Francis Lawrence Sells Westwood Mansion (EXCLUSIVE)

After just two weeks on the open market with a price tag just shy of $5.3 million, Austrian filmmaker Francis Lawrence’s fully restored 1930s traditional in the Westwood area of L.A. is, lickety-split, in escrow to be sold for an unknown amount to an unknown buyer. Property records show the “Hunger Games” film franchise director... Read more »

FANGO Flashback: “CONSTANTINE” (2005)

5 months agoGenres / Horror : Fangoria

To be honest, Francis Lawrence’s CONSTANTINE is a film that gets an undeserved bad rap. At the time of its release, it didn’t fare very well with critics or fans of the HELLBLAZER comic series, many of whom harped on the film’s use of CGI and the casting of Keanu Reeves as the title character. […]

How The Hunger Games Director Francis Lawrence Tackled These Six Shots

When people talk about the success of the Hunger Games films, director Francis Lawrence rarely gets enough credit. He's the helmer of the last three movies of the series — Catching Fire and Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2 — and in each of them, just as with such past projects... More »

Willow Shields Explains Why Prim’s Final ‘Hunger Games’ Scene Is All About Strength

Willow Shields and Francis Lawrence explain Prim's final moments in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2."

Jennifer Lawrence Reveals Why Her Best ‘Mockingjay’ Scene Was With A Cat

Jennifer and Francis Lawrence talk about Katniss' big scene with Buttercup in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2."

'Hunger Games' Prequel Probably Won't Happen

5 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Director Francis Lawrence thinks there is an inherent problem with creating prequels to 'The Hunger Games', but he would return for a sequel.

Why A Hunger Games Prequel Would Create Problems, According To The Director

Katniss Everdeen's (Jennifer Lawrence) story may be coming to a close with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay â?? Part 2, but that does not mean there are no stories left to tell in the dystopian world of Panem. Director Francis Lawrence has...Show More Summary

Late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has small but memorable turn in 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2'

5 months agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

When Philip Seymour Hoffman died unexpectedly nearly two years ago of a drug overdose, he was midway through filming the final two "Hunger Games" films. Many were left wondering how director Francis Lawrence would handle the sudden passing of an actor who had played a significant role in the franchise...

"Hunger Games" Director Drew The Line At Giving Everlark Fans What They Want

"Mockingjay Part 2" director Francis Lawrence said it "just didn't make sense" to include the scene some fans want to see.

Suzanne Collins Pens Letter of Praise for the Hunger Games Filmmakers

5 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Suzanne Collins offered several complimentary words for Francis Lawrence, Jennifer Lawrence, and Nina Jacobson.

CS Video: The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2 Director Francis Lawrence

5 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

Talking about the final film in the popular franchise The post CS Video: The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2 Director Francis Lawrence appeared first on

Francis Lawrence and Nina Jacobson Explain Why Mockingjay Needed to Be Two Films

6 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

I love the Hunger Games series - both the books and the films - but even I kinda gave Mockingjay, Part 1 some side-eye, because it really felt like the first part of a story, rather than a film in and of itself. Apparently, the director...Show More Summary

Allan Loeb To Adapt Evan Mandery Novel ‘Q’ At Lionsgate

EXCLUSIVE: Collateral Beauty‘s screenwriter Allan Loeb has come aboard to adapt the Evan Mandery time travel novel Q which is set up at Lionsgate. Matt Tolmach, Erwin Stoff and Francis Lawrence are producing the story about a 30-year-old...Show More Summary

‘Hunger Games': 5 Behind The Scenes Secrets From The Berlin ‘Mockingjay — Part 2? Set

Here's what we learned touring the "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" set in Berlin, Germany with Francis Lawrence.

One More Epic Finale TV Spot for 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2'

"You've given them an opportunity - people want to fight!" With only a few more weeks left to go, Lionsgate has unleashed an "epic finale" TV spot for Francis Lawrence's The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2. This first aired during the World Series on TV and is now online for your viewing. Show More Summary

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