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Hunger Games Prequel Songbirds &#038 Snakes Nabs Series Director

Hunger Games Prequel Songbirds & Snakes Nabs Series Director

Lionsgate is wasting no time, snatching up the rights to the book and hiring director Francis Lawrence to direct Deadline reported the news Lawrence previously helmed the final three films in the Hunger Games "trilogy", Catching Fire and Mockingjay Part 1, and 2 No word on if any of the cast of those first films[...]

Writer Jay Basu Added to Battlestar Galactica Film

Writer Jay Basu Added to 'Battlestar Galactica' Film

Sounds like Francis Lawrence (Hunger Games) is still on board as director.Last we heard back in February, things were still moving right along at Universal with Lawrence's direction and Joy's script, but obviously that's changed now, at least on the writing front.This announcement comes on the heels of the 15th anniversary of Ronald D[...]

Aquamans Jason Momoa Tapped to Lead Apples Futuristic Series See

Aquaman's Jason Momoa Tapped to Lead Apple's Futuristic Series 'See'

Spearheaded by Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight and director Francis Lawrence (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2), the project stems from Chernin Entertainment and Endeavor Content; with Knight, Lawrence; and Chernin Entertainment’s Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, and Kristen Campo serving as executive producers.[caption id="attachment_857803" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: DFree / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Apple's ten-episode See[...]

Red Sparrow Director Francis Lawrence Talks Reboot Battlestar Galactica Film

'Red Sparrow' Director Francis Lawrence Talks Reboot Battlestar Galactica Film

The project has gained and lost producers, writers, and directors, but the most recent addition of director Francis Lawrence (Constantine) and screenwriter Lisa Joy (HBO's Westworld) seems to have stuck.Lawrence's film Red Sparrow is a brutal-but-not-terrible piece of cinema that shows what an actress and director who've known each other so long are capable of[...]



Gale And Katniss Fight In First Clip From The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Gale And Katniss Fight In First Clip From The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

It's kind of incredible they manage to develop a romantic triangle (with Josh Hutcherson's totally ineffectual Peeta) under such dire straits, but that's YA for you.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uYtz4WPGIs[/youtube]The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, directed by Francis Lawrence, who's already down in Atlanta directing Lawrence, Hemsworth, Hutcherson and gang in two-parter Mockingjay, will have its world premiere in London[...]

Catching Fire Directing Chair Offered To Francis Lawrence

Catching Fire Directing Chair Offered To Francis Lawrence

The studio has already set its release date for November 22nd 2013, and lead actress Jennifer Lawrence will only be available until December 20th, after which she begins shooting the sequel to X-Men: First Class.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lionsgate have decided to extend the offer to Francis Lawrence, best known for directing I Am[...]