A look back at 2012 with The Hunger Games: the movie, the awards, the cast and more

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First of all, a very happy new year to all of our readers! It has been a fun year for fans of The Hunger Games with the first movie and other developments surrounding the franchise.

We begin our first day here at Hunger Games Network with a look at the past year of the 74th Hunger Games, preparing to go forwards towards the Quarter Quell:

January:

  • Final poster for The Hunger Games – Read More

February:

  • The Capitol Tour website launches – Read More
  • NECA’s official The Hunger Games product line – Read More

March:

  • Suzanne Collins shares her reaction to The Hunger Games – Read More
  • The World Premiere of The Hunger Games in LA – Read More
  • Wes Bentley’s video message to Seneca Crane’s beard – Read More
  • The Hunger Games midnight premiere videos, tweets, photos – Read More
  • The Hunger Games scores highest opening day for a non-sequel – Read More
  • The Hunger Games soundtrack debuts at #1 on charts – Read More

April:

  • The Hillywood Show parodies The Hunger Games – Read More

May:

  • Director Francis Lawrence’s note to Hunger Games fans – Read More
  • The Hunger Games soundtrack certified Gold by Recording Industry Association of America – Read More

June:

  • The Hunger Games grosses north of $650M worldwide – Read More
  • Some scenes in Catching Fire to be shot with high-res IMAX cameras – Read More

July:

  • Philip Seymour Hoffman cast as Plutarch Heavensbee – Read More
  • Mockingay Part 1 & Part 2 release dates announced – Read More
  • Amanda Plummer cast as Wiress – Read More
  • The Hunger Games wins big at Teen’s Choice Awards 2012 – Read More
  • Jena Malone cast as Johanna Mason – Read More

August:

  • Lynn Cohen cast as Mags – Read More
  • Meta Golding cast as Enobaria – Read More
  • Bruno Gunn cast as Brutus – Read More
  • Alan Ritchson cast as Gloss – Read More
  • E. Roger Mitchell cast as Chaff – Read More
  • Mockingjay Part 1 & Part 2 to be filmed back to back – Read More
  • Suzanne Collins among World’s Top Earning authors – Read More
  • Maria Howell cast as Seeder – Read More
  • Stephenie Leigh Schlund cast as Cashmere – Read More
  • Donald Sutherland’s letter to Gary Ross about The Hunger Games and President Snow – Read More
  • The Hunger Games DVDs sell 3.8 million copies on first weekend – Read More
  • Sam Claflin cast as Finnick Odair – Read More

September:

  • Yahoo!’s exclusive The Hunger Games casting featurette – Read More
  • Announcing Victory Tour 2013 – Read More
  • First set photos of the Catching Fire cast in Atlanta – Read More

October:

  • Jennifer Lawrence makes her Vogue cover debut with Vogue UK – Read More
  • Jennifer Lawrence named face of Miss Dior handbag range – Read More
  • Hunger Games fandom on Vulture’s Most Devoted Fan Bases list at #7 – Read More
  • James Newton Howard returning for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Read More

November:

  • Francis Lawrence to direct Mockingjay Part 1 & Part 2 – Read More
  • The Hunger Games nominated for People’s Choice Awards – Read More
  • Official motion poster for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Read More
  • Set Photos from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire in Hawaii – Read More
  • Suzanne Collins announces autobiographical picture book – Read More

December:

  • The Hunger Games soundtrack and artists nominated for GRAMMY – Read More
  • The Hunger Games soundtrack and stars land Golden Globe nominations – Read More
  • IMDB names the lead actors of The Hunger Games as top stars of 2012 – Read More
  • The filming for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire wraps up – Read More

 

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