Katniss Everdeen is back in a Hunger Games sequel that’s really just an advertisement for the next movie – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire [Screen Junkies]
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire was probably the biggest surprise for me at the movies in 2013. While I didn’t hate the first film in the franchise by any means, its sequel was able to expertly enhance the strongest aspects of the established world and new and interesting risks. Show More Summary
Modern young adult franchises have picked up a habit of not maintaining the same directors through their multiple sequels. Both Catherine Hardwicke and Gary Ross were finished with Twilight and The Hunger Games, respectively, after just one movie, and Chris Columbus stepped away from Harry Potter after just the second. Show More Summary
Lionsgate will use digital imaging technology to recreate the actor's likeness for at least one pivotal scene in the sequel. [...]
With only seven days of shooting left on Mockingjay Part 2, it seems that Philip Seymour Hoffman's passing will not affect the release date of the Hunger Games sequels in which he plays game master Plutarch Heavensbee. "Philip Seymour Hoffman was a singular talent and one of the most gifted... More »
Actress Elizabeth Banks is set to direct the sequel to the musical comedy Pitch Perfect. The Hunger Games actress co-starred and produced the original film and is set to do the same in Pitch Perfect 2, but this time she’ll also be in the director’s chair for the first time, Variety reports. Show More Summary
Katniss and Peeta are forced back into battle during the 75th Hunger Games in this blockbuster sequel, packed with all-new special features. [...]
Lionsgate has released the teaser poster for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. The upcoming sequel stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright,...Show More Summary
Catching Fire has been seen by more people than the amount that would watch an actual Hunger Games! By earning $409 million domestically, The Hunger Games sequel and its predecessor have made history! This is the first time the first two installments of a film franchise have both surpassed $400 million at the B.O. domestically in [...]
The much-anticipated sequel edges out Iron Man 3 for No. 1 in the U.S. as measured by Box Office Mojo, but can't match the super hero globally.
Box office competition was fierce in 2013, thanks to a ton of great flicks throughout the year, and when all the numbers were tallied up, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” came out on top. The much-anticipated sequel grossed an estimated $409.4 million domestically, putting it ahead of “Iron Man 3’s” total of $409 million. Show More Summary
Lionsgate's "Hunger Games" sequel has shot through another box office milestone, passing $400 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada, according to the distributor.
The international success of The Hunger Games film sequel, Catching Fire, has made me think of the concept of women warriors in fantastic stories. As highlighted by the character Katniss Everdeen in the Suzanne Collins' books and corresponding...Show More Summary
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire helped the folks at Lionsgate generate upwards of $1 billion in ticket sales over the course of 2013. The studio certainly enjoyed a banner year thanks to the highly-anticipated sequel to Gary Ross’ 2012 box office hit. Show More Summary
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is among the world’s top-grossing films of 2013. Although the sequel to the 2012 box office hit arrived in theaters last month, this didn’t stop the flick from becoming one of the top-grossing films of the year. Show More Summary
There are a lot of sequels to good movies out right now, from The Hunger Games to The Hobbit, but of all the sequels ever made, I’ve never been so excited to see Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. And I’m not alone. Fans of the original...Show More Summary
Now that The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has brought in $730 million, eclipsing its predecessor’s worldwide earnings by almost $40 million, I can’t imagine Lionsgate really believes their upcoming Divergent trilogy will reach those numbers. Show More Summary
The actor is playing President Snow's minister in this two-part sequel. Both movies will be shot back-to-back in Atlanta. [...]
Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" may have started out strong, but the big-budget sequel appears to be losing momentum in the U.S. Here's what investors need to know.
Disney's latest effort, Frozen, overtook Catching Fire this weekend for the first time in the three weeks they've both been in theaters. The animated feature earned $31.6 million in comparison with the Hunger Games sequel's $27 million,...Show More Summary