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Philip Seymour Hoffman did not complete scenes for ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay.’

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The tragic death of Philip Seymour Hoffman marks the second time in recent months that an actor passed away before completing work on a major tentpole release. Paul Walker died about halfway through production on Fast and Furious 7, and Hoffman reportedly had a few days left on The Hunger Games: Mockingjay. While Hoffman had completed his work for the ... Read More »

Drinks and Discourse #42 – A Pretty Impressive Unit

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The guys review Homefront, Delivery Man and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, as well as discussing the proposed titles for the Man of Steel sequel, pondering the upcoming pilot for The Flash, and comparing the PS4 and Xbox One console launches. Follow us on Twitter: @drinksdiscourse – Drinks and Discourse official feed @mistermainevent – Brent @SpoonAZ – Kyle @foxholenorman – ... Read More »

Movie Review: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’

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A breathlessly thrilling sequel that improves on its predecessor in nearly every conceivable way. Read More »

‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ trailer: hope is stronger than fear.

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With less than a month until the release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, anticipation for the film is at a fever pitch, and fans than have been desperate for a glimpse at what takes place during the second half of the film will not be disappointed with this latest (and final) trailer.   It’s nice to see some more ... Read More »

COMIC-CON 2013: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ trailer and panel recap.

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One of the most anticipated moments of this year’s San Diego Comic-Con was the Liongate panel in Hall H, which promised fans a more in-depth look at The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and a chance to ask questions of the cast. Fans that spent all night camping out on the lawn of the San Diego Convention Center certainly weren’t disappointed, ... Read More »

Julianne Moore in talks for ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay.’

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With The Hunger Games: Catching Fire set to make a huge impact at San Diego Comic Con, director Francis Lawrence is looking ahead to the future of the franchise, and apparently has at least one major star in mind for Mockingjay, the two-part series finale based on the third book in the Hunger Games trilogy. According to Deadline, Lawrence and ... Read More »

Lionsgate confirms ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ and ‘I, Frankenstein’ for Comic-Con 2013.

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The centerpiece of Comic Con is always the Hall H presentations, where studios make exciting announcements and unveil exclusive footage for the 6000 audience members. While Warner Bros, Marvel, Sony, and plenty of others are expected to have a presence, the first official announcement of a Hall H panel comes courtesy of Lionsgate, who’ll be showing up with The Hunger ... Read More »

‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” teaser: a beacon of hope.

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It’s been just over a year since The Hunger Games exploded at the box office and turned star Jennifer Lawrence into one of the hottest young actresses in Hollywood. We’ve seen a handful of photos from the production of the sequel, Catching Fire, but not a single frame of footage has been glimpsed until tonight, when the first teaser trailer ... Read More »

First official look at ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.’

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has been in production for some time now, and although a handful of set photos have made their way online, we haven’t seen any officially sanctioned images from the sequel until today. Entertainment Weekly got their hands on four promotional still, which show us returning characters Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence), Gale (Liam Hemsworth) and Peeta (Josh ... Read More »

Josh Hutcherson teases IMAX scenes in ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.’

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We know that The Hunger Games: Catching Fire director Francis Lawrence is taking a cue from Brad Bird and Christopher Nolan by using IMAX cameras to film portions of the sequel, and in a recent interview with MTV, actor Josh Hutcherson revealed what audiences can expect to see when the film hits theaters next year: “They’re shooting, I think, all ... Read More »

Francis Lawrence confirmed to direct final two installments of ‘Hunger Games’ franchise.

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Director Francis Lawrence is currently shooting Catching Fire, the sequel to box-office smash The Hunger Games, and even though the film is nowhere near completion, Lawrence has apparently impressed the right people at Lionsgate: Collider reports that the director has just inked a deal to helm Mockingjay, the two-part finale to the Hunger Games franchise. It’s a daunting task for ... Read More »

‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ officially casts Sam Claflin as Finnick Odair.

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We’ve heard plenty of casting news and rumors surrounding The Hunger Games: Catching Fire over the past few months, but fans have been anxiously awaiting confirmation on who would assume the coveted role of Finnick Odair. Several names have been bandied about, but today comes confirmation that Snow White and the Huntsman star Sam Claflin has officially been cast in ... Read More »

BLU-RAY REVIEW – ‘The Hunger Games’

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Much like the film itself, this Blu-Ray release exceeds expectations at every turn, and raises the bar for what to expect from home video releases. Read More »

Lynn Cohen to play Mags in ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.’

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With filming on The Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire scheduled to begin in just a few months, casting news is coming more and more frequently, with the latest addition being veteran stage and screen actress Lynn Cohen, who will portray former victor Mags, the eighty-year-old mentor of Finnick Odair (rumored to be played by Snow White and the Huntsman star ... Read More »

‘Catching Fire’ casting rumors include Jena Malone, Kevin Nash.

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Rumors surrounding the role of Johanna Mason in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire began circulating last week, with Alice in Wonderland star Mia Wasikowska and model/actress Zoe Aggeliki mentioned as potential candidates. According to EW, Wasikowska’s reps claim she hasn’t been approached, and wouldn’t have been able to fit the project into her packed schedule anyway, and Lionsgate declined to ... Read More »