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  • Philip Messina isn’t cutting corners in the Hunger Games movies. The production designer was in charge of the look and feel of the movies, working directly with directors of both Hunger Games and then Catching Fire. He talked a little about the location and filming in North Carolina for the forest Hunger Games arena. He’d built fake trees and fake limbs to increase the density of the forest, and took over two months to build the Cornucopia. The second novel moves around the districts and into the tropical jungle arena, now being filmed in Hawaii. So what will the man-made...

    Mockingjay Film Cast: District Thirteen’s Where, When and Who

    Philip Messina isn’t cutting corners in the Hunger Games movies. The production designer was in charge of the look and feel of the movies, working directly with directors of both Hunger Games and then Catching Fire. He talked a little about the location and filming in North Carolina for the forest Hunger Games arena. He’d built fake trees and fake limbs to increase the density of the forest, and took over two months to build the Cornucopia. The second novel moves around the districts and into the tropical jungle arena, now being filmed in Hawaii. So what will the man-made...

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  • The word is out. The Mockingjay film will be released in two parts. From now on the films based off of Suzanne Collin’s popular series will be released like clockwork each year. Catching Fire is expected to be released on November 22, 2013, while the others come out near the same day in the coming years. The cast is lined up as well. Familiar faces will be Jennifer Lawrence portraying Katniss Everdeen, Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark and their surly mentor Haymitch played wonderfully by Woody Harrelson. The biggest newcomers and Katniss’s fellow tributes are Jena Malone from District Eight...

    Mockingjay to Be Split into Two Films

    The word is out. The Mockingjay film will be released in two parts. From now on the films based off of Suzanne Collin’s popular series will be released like clockwork each year. Catching Fire is expected to be released on November 22, 2013, while the others come out near the same day in the coming years. The cast is lined up as well. Familiar faces will be Jennifer Lawrence portraying Katniss Everdeen, Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark and their surly mentor Haymitch played wonderfully by Woody Harrelson. The biggest newcomers and Katniss’s fellow tributes are Jena Malone from District Eight...

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  • A steady stream of rumors and released facts has been circulating, with occasional releases from Lionsgate Studios. They recently released a huge wealth of information the newly directed films based off of Suzanne Collin’s rumors. Now many of those rumors are over. The dates are set. The filming of Catching Fire has just begun, which will set District Thirteen in Atlanta, Georgia and move to the tropical city of Kauai, Hawaii during the jungle arena scenes. Like its predecessor, the crew anticipates that the filming will take four to five months, and will be released in November 2013. Lionsgate Studios...

    Mockingjay Film Release Date Announced

    A steady stream of rumors and released facts has been circulating, with occasional releases from Lionsgate Studios. They recently released a huge wealth of information the newly directed films based off of Suzanne Collin’s rumors. Now many of those rumors are over. The dates are set. The filming of Catching Fire has just begun, which will set District Thirteen in Atlanta, Georgia and move to the tropical city of Kauai, Hawaii during the jungle arena scenes. Like its predecessor, the crew anticipates that the filming will take four to five months, and will be released in November 2013. Lionsgate Studios...

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  • The final film in the Hunger Games franchise will divide and conquer. Lionsgate Studios has announced that Mockingjay will be split into two parts. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One and Two will take Katniss’s final adventures and be released in 2014 then 2015, giving fans plenty of time to watch it in theaters, get it on DVD, and speculate about the changing cast and crew through each movie. MAJOR SPOILERS. The four hundred million dollar question is: where will the movie be split in two? Going by page count, halfway through Katniss is undergoing recovery after Peeta’s shocking attack....

    The Mockingjay Film Part 1 Ending Spoilers and Discussion

    The final film in the Hunger Games franchise will divide and conquer. Lionsgate Studios has announced that Mockingjay will be split into two parts. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One and Two will take Katniss’s final adventures and be released in 2014 then 2015, giving fans plenty of time to watch it in theaters, get it on DVD, and speculate about the changing cast and crew through each movie. MAJOR SPOILERS. The four hundred million dollar question is: where will the movie be split in two? Going by page count, halfway through Katniss is undergoing recovery after Peeta’s shocking attack....

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