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Comic-Con 2013: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Trailer Tries To Kill...

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While we all take a brief break from hyperventilating over the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con news about Batman and Superman joining forces in a new film, let’s enjoy the new Comic-Con trailer for the wildly anticipated The Hunger Games: Catching Fire film that all the kids (and the creepy adults who read Young Adult novels) are all excited about.

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Posters Shows Our Heroes In New Workout...

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The young adult novel series The Hunger Games was already popular for awhile, but when it transformed into a movie franchise there wasn't a soul out there who didn't hear of the series. Now tons of fans are getting pumped up for the anticipated sequel, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, and why wouldn't they? The first movie is pretty great and the...

Comic-Con 2013: New 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Pic Shows Katniss In A...

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As we head into the madness that is the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con, more and more movie studios will be revving up their PR machines into high gear in order to saturate us with every possible promotion and attention-getting spoiler as is possible.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is no different—aside from a sure-to-be-nuts Hall H panel on Saturday, Lionsgate is already leaking...

'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay': Julianne Moore May Be Cast As Alma Coin

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the sequel to the incredibly successful The Hunger Games, has a rather impressive roster of cast members in addition to star Jennifer Lawrence—Philip Seymour Hoffman, Donald Sutherland, Jeffrey Wright, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson, Liam Hemsworth, Amanda Plummer, and Josh Hutcherson are all co-starring...

Joss Whedon Unhappy About The Small Amount of Female Superheroes In Film

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Joss Whedon has always admired fictional women who are not only smart and beautiful but know how to kick butt. A majority of his female characters fit just that description, from his days working on Buffy the Vampire Slayer to the Black Widow on The Avengers. Now he's openly talking out about his hatred for the rest of the superhero movie community and how generally pissed...

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Poster Ditches Subtlety: Katniss On A...

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire promo engine keeps on revving its way towards the film’s November 22, 2013 release date—today, we get a new poster for the film.  And if you like your posters for Young Adult novel film adaptations to be so cheesy they represent gaudy romance paperback covers, well, we have got a poster for you.

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Teaser: Revolution, Riots, And Lots Of...

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Bizarrely dedicated Hunger Games fans, begin thy squealing: the first teaser trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire premiered during the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night.  And it contains all that you would expect from a Hunger Games ad: a stirring story about one young woman who can change the world, social decay and revolt against the...

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire': New Picture Reveals Katniss And Prim

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Lionsgate is really kicking things up a notch this week—not only will the studio be releasing the first trailer for the highly anticipated The Hunger Games: Catching Fire this Sunday, April 14th on the MTV Movie Awards, but the studio has also set up a TheHungerGamesExplorer.com website, one in which fans can unlock new content from the film.

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Teases its First Trailer with a Teaser...

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Though The Hunger Games: Catching Fire won't hit theaters until November 22, Lionsgate and everyone involved know their target market, and want to get them pumped for a film they can't see for quite some time. And so the film will premiere its first teaser during the MTV Movie Awards. And, for now, we have a preview of that teaser.

'Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones': Another Young Adult Adaptation About A...

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Another week, another trailer for a young adult novel adaptation about a teen girl who’s the super most special-ist gal in whole wide world and only she can rescue us all from a CGI onslaught of werewolves or aliens or demons, all while stealing the heart of a supernatural being who’s all cheekbones and 0% body fat.  Today’s contender for the “oh please please please let us be half as...

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire': Katniss Everdeen Gets A Victory Portrait...

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Yesterday, The Hunger Games sequel The Hunger Games: Catching Fire bestowed upon the word a series of character portraits for the improbably-named characters Haymitch Abernathy, Effie Trinket, and Caesar Flickerman, all of which appropriately looked like the kind of creepy and kitschy paintings you’d find in your oddball grandmother’s attic.  Now, series hero Katniss...

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Gets A Series Of Creepy Character...

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As we slowly yet inexorably inch ever closer to the inevitable release date of the Hunger Games sequel, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, we must brace ourselves for the ceaseless onslaught of promotional media that will be hurled in our direction as the November 22 release date becomes more and more near.  Today, we have a series of creepy promotional portraits of three...

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Reveals New Images From Victory Tour

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The Hunger Games is shaping up to be one of the bigger young adult movie franchises ever to hit theaters. It already made waves when the first installment was released last year, making a whopping 670 million worldwide. Now we're gearing up for the second film, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, and these new Victory Tour posters give us a taste of how life...

'Mummy' Reboot Hires Writer From 'The Hunger Games'

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Universal Pictures really wants to get The Mummy reboot off the ground no matter what. In order to get the job done right, they've recruited a high profile screenwriter to get the job done. What we're confused about is as to why Universal is making these guys write a completely different script rather than touch up the finished one they already...

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Gets A Poster

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As we noted last week, you can pretty much expect some kind of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire news update at least once a week from now until the film’s November 22, 2013 release date.  Last week we saw a handful of official stills from the film, this week we’ve got the official teaser poster for the film.

'Hunger Games: Catching Fire': Even More Pictures Of Katniss And Her Shiny...

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Well, gang, seeing as how The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is set for a November 22, 2013 release date, you can pretty much expect a bevy of leaked images, news, and interviews from now until then as The Hunger Games frenzy begins to cook in the blood of the Young Adult market.  And so, following on the heels of yesterday’s first official pictures, comes even more images...

'Hunger Games: Catching Fire': First Official Pics Feature Katniss And...

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Now that the Twilight film series is over, it’s time for another series of Young Adult novels to be adapted into a series of franchise films to keep tween audiences busy on Friday nights.  Thus, The Hunger Games series.  And today, we’ve got our first official look at the second film in the series, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

Editorial: How 'Twilight' was a Good Thing for Women in Film

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Outside of the 12-17 young woman demographic (and their moms), there aren't too many people who love the Twilight series. It's been called a disease that's contaminated movie theaters ever since 2009. And though we can do without seeing Twi-moms at this point, the films are harmless and decent at times. But more than that, the Twilight series has been...

'The Hunger Games' Keeps Director Francis Lawrence to Finish the Series

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Gary Ross established the tone of the filmed versions of The Hunger Games trilogy with the first movie, but when push came to shove, he felt he didn't have enough time to get the sequel Catching Fire readied for its November 2013 release. Francis Lawrence got the job, and it looks like he's staying put to finish out the franchise. He's been...

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Adds Jeffrey Wright to Roster

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It feels like we should be finally done with all the big casting stories for The Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire - or as it is now known The Hunger Games: Catching Fire - but casting news keeps trickling in for the film, which is due to start shooting shortly. The latest is that Jeffrey Wright has joined that cast,...