Everything we know about ‘Songbirds and Snakes’

Yesterday, October 4th, the cover and title of the fourth Hunger Games book was released. The first industry announcement of the book noted that it will be set 64 years before the events of The Hunger Games, on the morning of the reaping of the Tenth Hunger Games, exploring “the state of nature, who we are, and what we perceive is required for our survival.” Author Suzanne Collins noted … Continue reading Everything we know about ‘Songbirds and Snakes’

Cannes 2016: Donald Sutherland cast in ‘The Leisure Seeker’ adaptation

It’s our first time writing about Cannes Film Festival with no fiery Mockingjay posters or statues lighting up the venue. Strange and kind of sad, but here’s some news for fans of Donald Sutherland. The President Snow actor is cast in the adaptation of Michael Zadoorian’s novel, The Leisure Seeker, along with Helen Mirren. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Italian filmmaker Paulo Virzi is directing the film. The movie follows a retired Boston … Continue reading Cannes 2016: Donald Sutherland cast in ‘The Leisure Seeker’ adaptation

Lionsgate auctioning ‘The Hunger Games’ franchise props

Lionsgate has partnered with Profiles in History, one of the world’s leading auction houses for Hollywood memorabilia, to hold The World of The Hunger Games Auction on May 20, 2016. For one day only, nearly 500 authentic costumes, props, and set pieces will be available for purchase from each of the franchise’s four films: The Hunger Games, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay … Continue reading Lionsgate auctioning ‘The Hunger Games’ franchise props

Watch: Never-seen ‘The Hunger Games’ deleted scene featuring President Snow and Seneca Crane

It’s been quite a while since we saw Seneca Crane in all his bearded glory – which, by the way, was Wes Bentley’s natural facial hair only enhanced with make-up. Fortunately, Yahoo! Movies has an exclusive deleted scene from The Hunger Games giving us an extended look at one of the pivotal scenes between President Snow and Head Gamemaker Seneca Crane. Watch it here. This, along with many … Continue reading Watch: Never-seen ‘The Hunger Games’ deleted scene featuring President Snow and Seneca Crane

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’

Watch: President Snow rock-cut monument detonation #SnowFall [Updated]

Okay Tributes, this is something interesting. In Germany, Studio Canal has prepared a monumental Mockingjay: Part 2 ode. A 30 feet high relief of President Snow’s face is carved into rocks, near Bavaria. Fans can help “unlock” the quarry’s detonation by simply pushing the button on Twitter here. Check out a video of the rock-cut’s construction below: UPDATE: You did it, Tributes! #SnowFall is now complete. Check out the … Continue reading Watch: President Snow rock-cut monument detonation #SnowFall [Updated]

Francis Lawrence discusses his favorite ‘Mockingjay: Part 2’ scene

SPOILERS Director Francis Lawrence reflected on his favorite scene in the final movie of The Hunger Games franchise, Mockingjay: Part 2 with Entertainment Weekly. The scene takes place toward the end of the movie, where Katniss reflects on the destruction after President Snow‘s death. “For me, it all sort of whittled down to that scene with Jenn in the kitchen of her house,” Lawrence says. “I just think … Continue reading Francis Lawrence discusses his favorite ‘Mockingjay: Part 2’ scene

‘Mockingjay: Part 2’ score album available for pre-order on iTunes

Mockingjay: Part 2 is officially open in the US as of tonight. We hope you enjoy the movie – and don’t forget to carry tissues! The motion picture soundtrack – not one with pop songs, but James Newton Howard‘s excellent score – is now available to pre-order on iTunes for $14.99. Check out the list of the tracks below – but beware of spoilers. Prim Visits Peeta … Continue reading ‘Mockingjay: Part 2’ score album available for pre-order on iTunes