The release date for the Catching Fire movie, the 2nd book in the Hunger Games trilogy, has been announced. Catching Fire will be released November 22, 2013, which is directly before the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
Santa Monica, CA, August 08, 2011– LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, announced today that it will release CATCHING FIRE, the film adaptation of the second book in Suzanne Collins’ runaway bestselling HUNGER GAMES trilogy, on November 22, 2013. The announcement was made by Joe Drake, co-COO of Lionsgate and President of its Motion Picture Group. No further details about CATCHING FIRE have been confirmed at this stage.
Production update for “THE HUNGER GAMES” –
COLOR FORCE / LUDUS PRODUCTIONS INC.
STATUS: May 23
LOCATION: Wilmington, North Carolina
PRODUCER: Nina Jacobson – Robin Bissell
WRITER: Billy Ray – Gary Ross
DIRECTOR: Gary Ross
LP: John Kilik
PM: Louise Rosner
CAST: Jennifer Lawrence
LARGER THAN LIFE PRODUCTIONS
LIONSGATE 2700 Colorado Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90404 310-449-9200 Fax 310-255-3870
In the ruins of what was once North America, twelve remaining districts are forced by the Capitol to send one boy and one girl between the ages of
twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual Hunger Games, televised for all to see.16-year-old Katniss Everdeen (Lawrence) becomes a
contender in the Games in order to save her little sister from having to compete. Only one of the 24 contenders can survive. To win the Games and
return home, Katniss must make choices that weigh survival against humanity and life against love. Based on the novel by Suzanne Collins. (Josh
Hutcherson, Alexander Ludwig, Hunter Parish, Lukas Pill, and Evan Peters testing for the role of Peeta. Liam Hemsworth, David Henrie, Robbie
Amell, and Drew Roy testing for the role of Gale. / Working title “Artemis” / Release date March 23, 2012. / May 23 – August 3)
Nothing has been officially confirmed by Lionsgate, and until it does, we do have to consider this to be mostly a rumor. However, based on our previous experiences with Larry from other movies, he is an extremely credible source!
The Hunger Games Movie, the first film of the trilogy based on the novels by Suzanne Collins will be hitting theaters in the Spring of 2012 on March 23, 2012!
Who else can’t bear to wait?