Elizabeth Banks in talks to direct YA adaptation 'Red Queen'

If you read YA fiction, you must have come across the much talked-about YA novel, Red Queen, by debut author Victoria Aveyard. According to Deadline, The Hunger Games star Elizabeth Banks is in talks to direct the movie based on the book, which is optioned by Universal Pictures. Elizabeth made her debut as a director in the recent Pitch Perfect 2 for which she received much praise. Red Queen synopsis … Continue reading Elizabeth Banks in talks to direct YA adaptation 'Red Queen'

Lionsgate exploring 'The Hunger Games,' 'Divergent' spinoff options

The possibility of a The Hunger Games-spinoff has been doing the rounds for quite a few months. This morning, Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer in a conference call spoke to analysts where he reiterated his plans to further The Hunger Games franchise. According to Deadline, Lionsgate is “actively looking at some development and thinking about prequel and sequel possibilities.” Last month, Feltheimer mentioned the Harry Potter-spinoff Fantastic Beasts and … Continue reading Lionsgate exploring 'The Hunger Games,' 'Divergent' spinoff options

'Mockingjay' Rumor Alert: Julianne Moore being considered to play President Coin

We have a new – and quite exciting – Mockingjay casting rumor going on this AM. Deadline is reporting that actress Julianne Moore is being considered for the manipulative President Coin in the last two installments of The Hunger Games franchise. As The Hunger Games moves into the final two movies culled from the Suzanne Collins novel Mockingjay, I’ve heard that Lionsgate and director Francis Lawrence are eyeing Julianne … Continue reading 'Mockingjay' Rumor Alert: Julianne Moore being considered to play President Coin