‘Mockingjay: Part 2’ LA premiere scaled back after Paris attacks

Lionsgate is scaling back on the Mockingjay: Part 2 premiere in Los Angeles, the final stop in the Global Tour (although Lionsgate is also holding a screening in NYC on November 18), due to the recent international happenings, particularly the attacks in Paris. The attending cast and crew is expected to pose for photos, and greet the fans but there will be no more press interviews or livestream … Continue reading ‘Mockingjay: Part 2’ LA premiere scaled back after Paris attacks

WATCH: Full press conference with ‘Mockingjay: Part 2’ cast

The leading trio of Mockingjay: Part 2 took part in a press conference on October 31, following the Hand & Footprints ceremony in Los Angeles. They were accompanied by Director Francis Lawrence and Producer Nina Jacobson. The full video of the conference is now online, courtesy HungerTimes.com. Watch it below – but beware of spoilers! Check out photos from the conference here. Mockingjay: Part 2 premieres tomorrow, November … Continue reading WATCH: Full press conference with ‘Mockingjay: Part 2’ cast

‘Mockingjay: Part 2’ Beijing premiere announced on November 12

The Mockingjay: Part 2 world tour has added another location, actually warranting its name. The latest premiere location has been announced as Beijing, China. The premiere will take place on November 12, four days before Los Angeles. Attending stars are yet to be announced. Mockingjay: Part 2 will also launch in China on the same date it is released in the U.S. and 86 territories around the … Continue reading ‘Mockingjay: Part 2’ Beijing premiere announced on November 12

‘The Hunger Games’ trio to be honored at The Chinese Theater’s handprints ceremony

The TCL Chinese Theater, famous for its prestigious handprints and footprints ceremony, will be hosting the leading trio of The Hunger Games next. Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth will participate in the ceremony on Saturday, October 31, and leave their hand prints and foot prints on cement. The TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX handprints-footprints ceremony is rich in tradition and provides its four million-plus annual visitors an opportunity … Continue reading ‘The Hunger Games’ trio to be honored at The Chinese Theater’s handprints ceremony

Charity auction to attend ‘Mockingjay: Part 2’ premiere and after-party

CharityBuzz is auctioning off, yet again, tickets to the premiere of Mockingjay: Part 2 and the after-party in Los Angeles later this year. Proceeds from the benefits will support Heifer International, an organization with a mission to work with communities to end world hunger and poverty and to care for the Earth. The auction, donated by Producer Nina Jacobson, ends in 8 days – on Tuesday, September 22. You must … Continue reading Charity auction to attend ‘Mockingjay: Part 2’ premiere and after-party

Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer co-writing a screenplay

During an interview for Mockingjay: Part 2, Jennifer Lawrence revealed to New York Times that she is co-screenwriting a project with Amy Schumer that the actresses also plan to star in. “We play sisters,” Ms. Lawrence said. “We’re almost done writing. It just flowed out of us. We’ve got about 100 pages right now.” She continued, “Amy and I were creatively made for each other. We have … Continue reading Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer co-writing a screenplay

Charity bid to meet Liam Hemsworth at 'Mockingjay: Part 2' premiere and after-party

IfOnly is offering an opportunity to attend the world premiere of Mockingjay: Part 2. You and a friend can attend the premiere of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 in Los Angeles this November and party with the cast at the after-party. Added bonus includes a photo opportunity with Liam Hemsworth. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the movie before anyone else, all while supporting a great cause. Proceeds support … Continue reading Charity bid to meet Liam Hemsworth at 'Mockingjay: Part 2' premiere and after-party

EPIX launches sweepstakes for a chance to attend 'Mockingjay: Part 2' LA premiere

EPIX has launched sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip for two to attend the Los Angeles red carpet premiere of Mockingjay: Part 2. You may enter in the contest via EPIX’s Facebook page here, once per day. The sweepstakes run from July 10 through July 24. No official date of the premiere has been announced. Open only to residents of the US. Read full set … Continue reading EPIX launches sweepstakes for a chance to attend 'Mockingjay: Part 2' LA premiere

Elizabeth Banks and 'Catching Fire' crew member invited to join The Academy

The Hunger Games star Elizabeth Banks is among the 322 new members invited to join the Academy of Motion Pictures and Science on Friday, June 26. Boone Isaacs of the Academy said, “Our goal is to recognize filmmaking and talent no matter where you live.” Along with Elizabeth, Catching Fire‘s visual effects supervisor Daniel Barrett has also been proffered the invite. The invitation is extended to those “who have distinguished themselves … Continue reading Elizabeth Banks and 'Catching Fire' crew member invited to join The Academy

Willow Shields attends MTV Movie Awards 2015; 'Mockingjay: Part 1' takes home 2 awards

The MTV Movie Awards 2015 took place at the Nokia Theater LA Live on April 12. Jennifer Lawrence and Elizabeth Banks won Best Musical Transformation and Best On-Screen Transformation for Mockingjay: Part 1, respectively. Actress Willow Shields attended the ceremony. Check out pictures in the gallery here. Continue reading Willow Shields attends MTV Movie Awards 2015; 'Mockingjay: Part 1' takes home 2 awards