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

‘The Hunger Games’ Exhibition is heading to Las Vegas

The latest destination of The Hunger Games Exhibition is MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The exhibition will open May 1. “We are excited to be able to bring the stories of Katniss, The Capitol and District 13 to life in Las Vegas for fans through immersive sets, costumes and interactive experiences,” says Jenefer Brown, Lionsgate senior vp global live and location based entertainment. “The Hunger Games: … Continue reading ‘The Hunger Games’ Exhibition is heading to Las Vegas

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’

Natalie Dormer to narrate ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ audiobook

Pottermore has announced that actress Natalie Dormer (Cressida) will be narrating the audiobook, Harry Potter: A History of Magic. The book will delve into the history of real-life magic and explore some of J.K. Rowling’s magical inventions, alongside their folkloric, cultural and historical forebears. From Audible: Throughout Harry Potter: A History of Magic, Dormer leads listeners through an audio journey like no other, delving into real-world magical texts and … Continue reading Natalie Dormer to narrate ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ audiobook

Happy birthday, Katniss Everdeen!

Today, May 8th, is the birthday of the Mockingjay – Katniss Everdeen! I kept telling myself if I could only hold out until May, just May 8th, I would turn twelve and be able to sign up for the tesserae… Katniss, hailing from District 12, made her first appearance in front of Panem as a Tribute in the 74th Annual Hunger Games, and went on to … Continue reading Happy birthday, Katniss Everdeen!

Watch: Super Bowl spot for Jennifer Lawrence-starrer ‘Red Sparrow’

Amid all the trailers and spots during the Super Bowl on Sunday night, including Woody Harrelson‘s Solo: A Star Wars Story, we also got a new spot for Red Sparrow. Jennifer Lawrence stars as Dominika Egorova, a young spy trained by Sparrow School. Watch the spot below:   Red Sparrow is directed by Catching Fire and Mockingjay: Part 1 & 2 alum Francis Lawrence. The movie hits theaters March 2, 2018. Continue reading Watch: Super Bowl spot for Jennifer Lawrence-starrer ‘Red Sparrow’

Jena Malone talks working on ‘The Hunger Games’ movies

In the latest installment of AV Club’s feature, Random Roles, they talk to actress Jena Malone about her career. Of course, the chat turns to The Hunger Games. AVC: That might be the performance of yours that most seems like you had an absolute ball playing a character. JM: Oh my goodness. I was so happy. It was everything I wanted. For me, what that film represents is the … Continue reading Jena Malone talks working on ‘The Hunger Games’ movies

First look at The Hunger Games-inspired makeup line by Storybook Cosmetics

In January this year, Storybook Cosmetics announced their official collaboration with Lionsgate on a makeup line inspired by The Hunger Games. After almost a year, Storybook posted a teaser image on their Instagram. It shows a gold compact with an embossed Mockingjay. View this post on Instagram COMING SOON. A post shared by @ storybookcosmetics on Nov 10, 2017 at 4:15pm PST Going by the image, … Continue reading First look at The Hunger Games-inspired makeup line by Storybook Cosmetics

Jennifer Lawrence writes essay on US election 2016 result

The Hunger Games fans are no strangers to the concepts of injustice, whether poverty, racism, class warfare or simply, dictatorship. And this week’s US elections have certainly manifested, perhaps enhanced, the worst fears into reality for a lot of sections of the society. Jennifer Lawrence penned an essay on Trump’s win and, though she speaks from a place of privilege, she speaks clearly about going forward. … Continue reading Jennifer Lawrence writes essay on US election 2016 result

Jennifer Lawrence & Josh Hutcherson win at Teen Choice Awards

Sunday night was the last time we saw The Hunger Games nominated – and winning! – at the Teen Choice Awards. Jennifer Lawrence won Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy for Mockingjay: Part 2 and Choice Movie Actress: Drama for Joy. In addition, Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer also won Choice Movie Liplock for Peeta and Katniss in Mockingjay: Part 2. Congratulations to everyone involved in the production!   Continue reading Jennifer Lawrence & Josh Hutcherson win at Teen Choice Awards