Mahershala Ali named one of TIME’s 100 most influential people of 2019

Mockingjay: Part 1& 2 actor Mahershala Ali is named among TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2019. Ali’s profile is written by actress Octavia Spencer. An excerpt follows below: Mahershala Ali has been captivating audiences for years, so the fact that he’s recently been lauded with the highest honors our industry bestows is not surprising. I’ve had the opportunity to work with him twice: once as … Continue reading Mahershala Ali named one of TIME’s 100 most influential people of 2019

Watch: New trailer for Mahershala Ali-starrer ‘Green Book’

The first official trailer for Green Book, the upcoming movie starring Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen (Lord of the Rings) is here. Watch it below: When Tony Lip (Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Ali), a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on “The Green Book” to … Continue reading Watch: New trailer for Mahershala Ali-starrer ‘Green Book’

Francis Lawrence, Mahershala Ali and ‘The Hunger Games’ crew members invited to join The Academy

Director Francis Lawrence, actor Mahershala Ali and more The Hunger Games veterans are among the 683 new members invited to join the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences. Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Academy President said in a statement, “We’re proud to welcome these new members to the Academy, and know they view this as an opportunity and not just an invitation, a mission and not just a membership.” Others … Continue reading Francis Lawrence, Mahershala Ali and ‘The Hunger Games’ crew members invited to join The Academy

Top 15 moments from ‘Mockingjay: Part 2’

As New Year’s Eve dawns (and Happy New Year to everyone in New Zealand/Australia!), we look back at Mockingjay: Part 2 and pick up our 15 best scenes from the movie. It was incredibly hard to narrow down the list, but here’s, in our opinion, the essence of the final The Hunger Games movie. 15. Katniss and Peeta watching the rain, after 14. Leeg 1 and 2, the unsung heroes caught in … Continue reading Top 15 moments from ‘Mockingjay: Part 2’

Happy ‘Mockingjay Part: 2’ World Premiere day! Get the livestream links

The world premiere of Mockingjay: Part 2 is TODAY, Tributes! And we’re caught between giddy happiness and dread that it’s the final chapter of a most beloved saga. The premiere in Berlin starts at 5:40 PM local time (4:40 PM GMT/ 8:40 AM ET / 11:40 AM PT) at the Sony Center. Cast attendees include Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Donald Sutherland, Julianne Moore, Willow Shields, Sam … Continue reading Happy ‘Mockingjay Part: 2’ World Premiere day! Get the livestream links

Watch: ‘Mockingjay Part 2’ B-Roll footage & On-Set interviews from Lionsgate press kit

Lionsgate has released the electronic press kit for Mockingjay: Part 2. The videos include b-roll footage from the movie – with new behind-the-scenes – and soundbites with the cast and crew. Watch the videos below. B-Roll Jennifer Lawrence Josh Hutcherson Liam Hemsworth Julianne Moore Jena Malone Sam Claflin Jeffrey Wright Natalie Dormer Mahershala Ali Francis Lawrence Nina Jacobson Mockingjay: Part 2 premieres in Berlin tomorrow, November … Continue reading Watch: ‘Mockingjay Part 2’ B-Roll footage & On-Set interviews from Lionsgate press kit

Photos: New ‘Mockingjay: Part 2’ stills from US Weekly Collector’s Edition

The US Weekly Collector’s Edition for Mockingjay: Part 2 is finally here! Director Francis Lawrence is quoted reiterating that we will see “few things that aren’t in the book.” Scans of the magazine – which include a bunch of new stills from the movie – have now hit the web via Tumblr user  insomniatichearts. The collector’s posters included inside are Katniss in red suit on Snow’s … Continue reading Photos: New ‘Mockingjay: Part 2’ stills from US Weekly Collector’s Edition