Hunger Games prequel novel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is coming to bookstores May 19th. 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 […]
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Lionsgate is partnering with companies for a four-week event titled Lionsgate LIVE! The initiative will benefit furloughed movie theater workers, as theaters around the world remain shuttered and closed with no end in sight. Fandango, YouTube NATO (National Association of Theater Owners), AMC, Regal, and Cinemark will all partner with Lionsgate for the program, which […]
Lionsgate is looking to get back into the YA franchise game. Yesterday it was announced that we are getting a prequel to The Hunger Games (via Deadline). The movies did extremely well for Lionsgate as the four movies brought in nearly three billion in worldwide revenue. Since then there hasn't really been a YA series […]
Amazon is wasting no time evening out the playing field between The Seven and Butcher's "boys", following up the casting of Laz Alonso (The Mysteries of Laura) as second-in-command Mother's Milk with news that Jack Quaid (The Hunger Games) will be joining the ranks of the streaming service's adaptation of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's comic book series The Boys. Created for series by Eric Kripke (Supernatural) […]
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lionsgate vice chairman Michael Burns said that The Hunger Games will "live on and on and on." Speaking at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New York, Burns noted that the earliest films in the series only covered the 74th and 75th Hunger Games and that fans missed […]
We have a new teaser trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2. The video shows an army of white clad soldiers going through drills then Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) arrives in her new all-red outfit. All of it is a message from District 13 asking you to: "Stand WIth Us." The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part […]
Guardians of the Galaxy opened well in China last weekend, but the word-of-mouth that helped it do so well everywhere else may end up hurting it there. The response from reviewers and regular moviegoers have been mixed and the China Daily is blaming poorly translated subtitles for spoiling the humor in the movie that made […]
Here is the teaser trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I which will hit theaters November 21, 2014. Starring: stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks and Philip Seymour Hoffman. [youtube]http://youtu.be/JzcYyzCZdiM[/youtube]
By Michele Brittany, a Bleeding Cool Correspondent It was a book club discovery. "I really identified with Katniss," said Executive Producer Barbra Dillon and the voice Katniss Everdeen for The Katniss Chronicles. "Never before had I encountered a character that seemed so real and admirable. She was so strong, yet vulnerable at the same time. […]
Blumhouse terrorizes Julianne Hough, Vince Vaughn protects Hailee Steinfeld and Reese Witherspoon cheats on a Newsroom star in today's roundup. • Seems like every other day there's a new Blumhouse thriller in the works, and we've got another one today. Julianne Hough will star in Curve, playing a bride-to-be who deliberately crashes her car in […]
Tim McGraw visits Tomorrowland, Lucas Black is back for Fast & Furious 7… and 8 and 9, and Iggy Pop is a Caterpillar in today's roundup. • Tim McGraw is one of those few and interesting cases where musicians try to be actors and end up not completely embarrassing themselves. So it's not outrageous to […]
Arrow finds its Flash, Jack Black gets Goosebumps and Ramin Bahrani assembles the best cast ever in today's roundup. • The big fanboy news of the day, for some reason, is about a show on the CW. Of course, that show is Arrow and it's about one of the most iconic of DC comic book […]
Pretty slow news day today. I guess everyone's still recovering from Miley Cyrus' VMA performance. • 42 star Chadwick Boseman is going from Jackie Robinson to James Brown. The long-gestating biopic of the singer to be directed by The Help's Tate Taylor is finally moving and has taken a significant step forward with this crucial […]
If there's any other casting news that matters aside from Marvel in negotiations with the two newest members of the MCU family, you will find it here.
A busy year lies ahead ... provided the world doesn't end.
To the bitter end.
Since The Hunger Games director Gary Ross announced that he would not be returning to direct sequel Catching Fire, Lionsgate have been under pressure to find someone suitable. 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 […]