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‘The Hunger Games’ Prequel Will Follow a Heroic Young Man Who Eventually Becomes the Evil President Snow

Suzanne Collins‘ The Hunger Games prequel is finally being released this year, and Lionsgate is already poised to turn it into a movie. The original trilogy began with the 74th annual Hunger Games, but this story is set 64 years before that – ten years into the Capitol of Panem’s oppressive rule, which is driven […]

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‘See’ Director Francis Lawrence on World-Building and Making Television Shows for Apple [Interview]

One of Apple TV’s first major shows, See, couldn’t have been more in director and executive producer Francis Lawrence‘s wheelhouse. The director behind The Hunger Games sequels, I Am Legend, and Constantine is no stranger to expansive fantastical worlds. Created by Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders), See presents a future where sight is a thing of […]

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‘Twilight’ Is Getting a Film-Concert Tour

“Twilight” is being resurrected.The hit movie franchise, based on Stephenie Meyer’s YA book series, is getting a film concert tour a la fellow Lionsgate properties “The Hunger Games” and “La La Land.”Lionsgate is launching the “Twilight in Concert” world tour in August in Brazil, followed by stops in Australia and the U.K.The event will feature […]

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Doug Liman’s $100M ‘Chaos Walking’ Undergoes Reshoots After First Cut Deemed ‘Unreleasable’ — Report

When Lionsgate picked up the distribution rights to Patrick Ness’ “Chaos Walking” trilogy in 2011, it seemed that the home of such blockbuster adaptations as “The Twilight Saga” and “The Hunger Games” was lining up their next Ya-leaning smash hit. That market has, of course, changed in the intervening years — by the time the […]

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Donald Sutherland To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the Zurich Film Festival

Donald Sutherland will be honored with the Zurich Film Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award at its upcoming 14th edition. There will also be a retrospective of the veteran film and TV star’s work.Sutherland will be in Zurich and present his recent movie, Paolo Virzi’s “The Leisure Seeker.” His recent work also includes roles in “The Hunger […]

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‘3%’ Season 2 Review: Brazil’s Dystopian Netflix Drama Remains Engrossing as Hell

When Netflix’s first Brazilian original series “3%” premiered in November 2016, it was an unexpected and quite pleasant discovery, combining narrative tropes familiar to fans of series like “The Hunger Games” with a fresh take on the post-apocalyptic genre.Depicting a future society where the difference between the haves and have-nots is taken to the extreme, […]

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‘Avengers 4’ and ‘Infinity War’ Screenwriters: Films Are Two Distinct Projects Inspired By ‘Different Genres’

“Harry Potter” did it, and so did “Twilight,” “Divergent,” and “The Hunger Games.” And, for a couple of years, it seemed like Hollywood’s reigning franchise was going to take a stab at it, too — splitting the final movie into two parts. When the third and fourth “Avengers” movies were announced in October of 2014, […]

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Lionsgate Launching ‘The Hunger Games in Concert’ Tour

Lionsgate will kick off its international tour of “The Hunger Games in Concert” with a July 12 world premiere in Manchester, U.K.The live music experience will feature a 60-piece orchestra performing “The Hunger Games” score from James Newton Howard and will accompany an HD screening of the initial film “The Hunger Games,” which opened in […]

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