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OFFICIAL: Lionsgate Reveals Remaining “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” Tributes

Lionsgate revealed the rest of remaining actors who will play 75th Hunger Games Tributes in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”.

 

The remaining tributes are:

District 5 Tribute Boy – James Logan

District 5 Tribute Girl – Ivette Li-Sanchez

District 6 Tribute Boy – Justin Hix

District 6 Tribute Girl – Megan Hayes

District 7 Boy, Blight – Bobby Jordan

District 8 Boy, Woof – John Casino

District 8 Girl, Cecelia – Elena Sanchez

District 9 Tribute Boy – Daniel Bernhardt

District 9 Tribute Girl – Marian Green

District 10 Tribute Boy – Jackson Spidell

District 10 Tribute Girl – Tiffany Waxler

Visit http://www.catchingfirecasting.com/ to see the new additions as well as the previously announced actors in detail.

What do you think of the new additions?

The Hunger Games, rated PG13, was released on 22 March 2012 and DVD and Blu-Ray are now available. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in USA.

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PHOTOS: Donald Sutherland As President Snow On “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” Set

Following previous set of paparazzi photos showing cast of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” on set, photos of Donald Sutherland as President Snow on set appeared online.

In the photos, Donald Sutherland was wearing a suit and a coat. In some photos, he was standing on a podium as well.

Many guessed *CATCHING FIRE MAJOR SPOILER ALERT* they might be filming the scene where President Snow announced Tributes for 75th Hunger Games, also known as Quarter Quell, will be reaped from Victors of previous Hunger Games.

Check out the photos below!

The Hunger Games, rated PG13, was released on 22 March 2012 and DVD and Blu-Ray are now available. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in USA.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG), Tumblremail as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook for the latest updates!

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PHOTOS: First Look Of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” Cast On Set

Remember we posted that principal photography has started for “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” a couple days ago?

While we usually don’t approve of posting paparazzi photos on Hunger Games Singapore, we are breaking the rule this time round for they will give us a glimpse of what “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” cast will look like in the movie.

It’s great to see Jennifer Lawrence in her Katniss Everdeen brunette hair and braid again.

In the picture below, Jennifer Lawrence is hurrying on set while The Hob‘s follower @Madinalala spotted “The Idiom” signboard placed in the car, confirming that the working title for “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is indeed “The Idiom”. You might remember that the working title for “The Hunger Games” was “Artemis”.

In this photo below, sharp eyed @Madinalala has spotted the trailer door has “Katniss” and “Peeta” written on it.

For more photos of Jennifer Lawrence on set, visit CELEBUZZ.

Meanwhile, Josh Hutcherson who will reprise his role as Peeta Mellark in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is back to blonde.

Sam Claflin who will be playing the highly adored District 4 ‘s 65th Hunger Games victor Finnick Odair in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” get a spray tan and sporting bronze hair.

More photos of Josh Hutcherson and Sam Claflin on set can be seen at CELEBUZZ.

Alan Ritchson who will play District 1 previous Hunger Games victor, Gloss, has clearly been doing some seriously training to be the ex-Career Tribute Gloss is.

The photo below isn’t taken on “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” set but since we are on the topic of cast transforming into the characters, we thought we might as well post this here.

You can view more photos of Alan Ritchson revealing his training results over at Perez Hilton via HG Girl on Fire.

Here’s a picture of Alan Ritchson with a huge umbrella on “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” set.

Jena Malone as District 7 previous Hunger Games victor Johanna Mason clad in bathrobe while on “The Hunger Games Catching Fire” set.

A picture of Meta Golding as District 2’s 62nd Hunger Games victor Enobaria on “The Hunger Games Catching Fire” set.

Willow Shields who will reprise her role as Katniss Everdeen’s younger sister, Primrose Everdeen, was spotted on set too.

Lynn Cohen who will play Mags, a previous Hunger Games victor from District 4, was seen on set with long curly grey hair.

E. Roger Mitchell who will play Haymitch Abernathy’s good friend Chaff, 45th Hunger Games victor from District 11, was seen in bathrobe on set.

Amanda Plummer who will portray District 3’s previous Hunger Games victor “Nuts” Wiress being shielded from the sun on set.

Jeffrey Wright who will play District 3’s previous Hunger Games winner “Volts” Beetee doing his homework with a copy of “Mockingjay”, the last book in “The Hunger Games” trilogy, in his hands.

Stephanie Leigh Schlund as District 1’s previous Hunger Games victor Cashmere on set.

Last but not least, Bruno Gunn as District 2’s previous Hunger Games victor Brutus was  spotted on set too.

More photos of the cast on “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” set can be seen at Just Jared via Hunger Games Fireside Chat.

What do you think of their looks so far? Please remember these are just photos of the cast on set. Final look will be different after makeup, costume, lighting etc.

The Hunger Games, rated PG13, was released on 22 March 2012 and DVD and Blu-Ray are now available. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in USA.

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“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” Begins Production And Stand A Chance To Win A Visit To Set!

With “The Hunger Games” grossing nearly US$700 million (around S$860,546,211) in box office worldwide, Lionsgate announced the highly anticipated sequel, titled “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” started the principal photography on September 10, 2012 (US time) in their press release.

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” will be shooting “primarily in existing locations in and near Atlanta, Georgia,” as well as “in the beaches and jungles of Hawaii before wrapping in late December, 2012.

According to the press release, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” will be released worldwide on 22 November 2013 with returning cast such as Jennifer Lawrence (Katniss Everdeen), Josh Hutcherson (Peeta Mellark), Liam Hemsworth (Gale Hawthorne), Woody Harrelson (Haymitch Abernathy), Elizabeth Banks (Effie Trinket), Lenny Kravitz (Cinna), Stanley Tucci (Caesar Flickerman), Donald Sutherland (President Coriolanus Snow), as well as new additions which includes Philip Seymour Hoffman (Plutarch Heavensbee) and Jeffrey Wright (Beetee).

Lionsgate has also expressed their excitement for the start of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”‘s principal photography:

Said Lionsgate’s President of Production Eric Feig, who is overseeing the production on behalf of the studio, “We are so excited to be embarking on this adventure with Francis Lawrence, who has already exhibited immense creative vision and resourcefulness in casting the film and planning its look and feel.  The stakes are raised in every way in this second story, and we are thrilled to get the production underway in these perfect locations, with our excellent returning cast and some world class actors in new roles.”

“Lionsgate has been a longtime partner of Georgia’s entertainment industry being the first production company to take advantage of our film tax incentives in 2005. The fact that they are continuing to bring productions including this high profile franchise to Georgia reaffirms their commitment to our talented crew, diverse locations and accessibility,” said Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner Chris Cummiskey.

That is not all. To celebrate this occasion, Lionsgate also launched a sweepstake in 10 different territories which entitles 12 lucky fans to not only be able to visit the set of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” but also to get a chance to interact with the film’s cast.

Sounds good to you?

Details on how to enter this contest is as below. Unfortunately, as far as we know, people from Singapore are not eligible for this contest. ・゚・(ノД`;)・゚・

Lionsgate also announces a global set visit sweepstakes.  “THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE- Win a Trip to Set” will run September 10th through October 12th 2012, offering twelve lucky fans a chance to visit the set of the film and interact the with cast and crew.  To enter, fans based in the participating territories (the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, France, Scandinavia, Russia, Israel, and  Japan) will upload a :30 second video of  their top question for the film’s cast. Additionally, “virtual” citizens of Panem will be able to enter by playing The Hunger Games Adventures – one of the top adventure games on Facebook and coming soon to iPad.  Full rules and regulations are posted on the contest Facebook tab, and at www.catchingfiresweeps.com.

Full press release as below:

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE BEGINS PRODUCTION

Lionsgate Announces Start Of Principal Photography And Set Visit Sweepstakes For Fans

SANTA MONICA, CA (September 10, 2012)- LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, today announced the start of principal photography on the highly anticipated sequel to the worldwide blockbuster film THE HUNGER GAMES.  Beginning today, THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE will shoot primarily in existing locations in and near Atlanta, Georgia.  The film will subsequently be shot on location in the beaches and jungles of Hawaii before wrapping in late December, 2012.

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE will be released worldwide on November 22, 2013, and stars  Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Jeffrey Wright, with Stanley Tucci and Donald Sutherland.

Said Lionsgate’s President of Production Eric Feig, who is overseeing the production on behalf of the studio, “We are so excited to be embarking on this adventure with Francis Lawrence, who has already exhibited immense creative vision and resourcefulness in casting the film and planning its look and feel.  The stakes are raised in every way in this second story, and we are thrilled to get the production underway in these perfect locations, with our excellent returning cast and some world class actors in new roles.”

“Lionsgate has been a longtime partner of Georgia’s entertainment industry being the first production company to take advantage of our film tax incentives in 2005. The fact that they are continuing to bring productions including this high profile franchise to Georgia reaffirms their commitment to our talented crew, diverse locations and accessibility,” said Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner Chris Cummiskey.

Lionsgate also announces a global set visit sweepstakes.  “THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE- Win a Trip to Set” will run September 10th through October 12th 2012, offering twelve lucky fans a chance to visit the set of the film and interact the with cast and crew.  To enter, fans based in the participating territories (the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, France, Scandinavia, Russia, Israel, and  Japan) will upload a :30 second video of  their top question for the film’s cast. Additionally, “virtual” citizens of Panem will be able to enter by playing The Hunger Games Adventures – one of the top adventure games on Facebook and coming soon to iPad.  Full rules and regulations are posted on the contest Facebook tab, and at www.catchingfiresweeps.com.

ABOUT THE HUNGER GAMES FRANCHISE

The first installment of THE HUNGER GAMES franchise has already grossed more than $408 million at the North American box office and nearly $700 million at the box office worldwide. THE HUNGER GAMES recently passed HARRY POTTER as the top-selling book series of all time on Amazon, taking into account print and Kindle sales combined.  There are more than 50 million copies of THE HUNGER GAMES in print in the U.S. alone.

THE HUNGER GAMES sold an estimated 3.8 million DVD and Blu-ray units in its first weekend of release, continuing the momentum it demonstrated in generating more than $408 million at the North American box office, the 13th highest grossing North American release of all time.

Following the release of THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE on November 22, 2013, the final installments, THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART I, and THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART II are scheduled for respective November 21, 2014 and November 20, 2015 releases.

ABOUT THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE begins as Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark.   Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a “Victor’s Tour” of the districts.  Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) – a competition that could change Panem forever.

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE will be directed by Francis Lawrence, and produced by Nina Jacobson’s Color Force in tandem with producer Jon Kilik. The novel on which the film is based is the second in a trilogy that has over 50 million copies in print in the U.S. alone.

Lionsgate will release THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE on November 22, 2013.

Full information about the film’s cast is available at www.catchingfirecasting.com

ABOUT LIONSGATE

Lionsgate is a leading global entertainment company with a strong and diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales. The Company has built a significant television presence in production of primetime cable and broadcast network series, distribution and syndication of programming and an array of channel assets. Lionsgate currently has 23 shows on 16 networks spanning its primetime production, distribution and syndication businesses, including the multiple Emmy Award-winning “Mad Men” and the critically-acclaimed series “Weeds,” “Nurse Jackie” and “Boss,” the new network series “Nashville” and “Next Caller,” the Charlie Sheen sitcom “Anger Management,” the syndication successes “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne,” its spinoff “Meet the Browns,” “The Wendy Williams Show” and “Are We There Yet?” and the upcoming “Orange Is The New Black,” an original series for Netflix.

Its feature film business has been fueled by such recent successes as the blockbuster first installment of “The Hunger Games” franchise, which has grossed nearly $700 million at the worldwide box office, “Cabin In The Woods,” “Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Witness Protection” and “Margin Call.” With the January 2012 acquisition of Summit Entertainment, the Company added the blockbuster “The Twilight Saga,” which has grossed more than $2.5 billion at the worldwide box office, to a slate that already included its “The Hunger Games” franchise and now has the two premier young adult franchises in the world.  Recent Summit hits include “Red,” “Letters to Juliet,” “Knowing,” and the Academy Award-winning Best Picture, “The Hurt Locker.”

Lionsgate’s home entertainment business is an industry leader in box office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rate. Lionsgate handles a prestigious and prolific library of approximately 15,000 motion picture and television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves as the foundation for the growth of the Company’s core businesses. The Lionsgate and Summit brands remain synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world.

The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray are now available.

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Win The Hunger Games Premiums With Purchase of The Hunger Games DVD/Blu-Ray!

If you haven’t gotten your hands on a copy of The Hunger Games DVD or Blu-Ray yet, here’s one more reason you should. Besides getting to watch The Hunger Games for as many times as you like in the comforts of your home and also go behind the scenes with The Hunger Games special features, you will stand a chance to win amazing The Hunger Games premiums. We are talking about The  Hunger Games sticker sheet, Katniss bookmark, stationary set, pin set, Katniss pillowcase, Peeta pillowcase, magnetic story kit and Mockingjay puzzle produced by NECA.

Do I have your attention now?

Here’s how you can enter the contest:

TO ENTER, send the following details and include “The Hunger Games Contest” in email subject to Contest@tsgroup.com.sg : Name, NRIC, birth date, email, contact number, home address, 8-digit Board of Film Censors’ Certificate Number (found at the back of Blu-ray/DVD) & How did you know about The Hunger Games DVD/BD release.

All entries to reach TS Group by 30th September 2012.

For terms and conditions, visit TS Group website for more details. Do mention Hunger Games Singapore in your email to TS Group if you have gotten to know about The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-ray release through us. We will be very grateful.

May the odds be ever in your favour!

Many thanks to Typhoon Creations for the tip.

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in USA.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG) and Tumblr as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook for the latest updates!

VIDEO: The Hunger Games Cast On Bonding On Set

Check out this video from Access Hollywood which is part of behind the scenes clips inclkuded in The Hunger Games DVD/Blu-Ray where The Hunger Games cast talk about them bonding on set!

The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray pre-orders are now available and set to release on 18 August 2012 in Singapore. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in USA.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG) and Tumblr as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook for the latest updates!

VIDEO: The Hunger Games Behind The Scenes – Protecting Katniss From Fire

Remember the fire-bombing scene in The Hunger Games movie where Katniss Everdeen had to outrun the fury of fire bombs in 74th Hunger Games arena?

Check out the video from Access Hollywood, also available in The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray, where The Hunger Games co-scriptwriter and director, Gary Ross, and lead actress, Jennifer Lawrence (Katniss Everdeen), chat about the protective measures laid in place during that scene.

Remember that fire-bombing scene in The Hunger Games movie?

Check out this video where The Hunger Games director and co-scriptwriter, Gary Ross, and lead actrress, Jennifer Lawrence who plays Katniss Everdeen, chat about the protective measures in place during this scene.

The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray pre-orders are now available.

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The Hunger Games DVD&Blu-Ray Pre-Order Starting 1 August In Singapore

Remember we posted The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray might be released in Singapore on 18 August 2012, which is the same date as USA?

We have received confirmation from Typhoon Creations, a subsidiary of TS Group, that The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray will indeed be available on sale on 18 August 2012 in Singapore.

The special features in Singapore edition of The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray will be the same as the USA edition.

The Hunger Games DVD cover art

However, cover art for The Hunger Games Blu-Ray will be different from the USA edition as they were going for a more “‘classic’ and ‘collector’s’ for the Blu-ray artwork.

From left: USA edition, Singapore edition

The Hunger Games DVD will be retailing at S$26.90 and Blu-Ray™ at S$39.90 and the title is targeted to be released on 18 August 2012. For every pre-order of the DVD, a free Hunger Games notebook will be given. For every pre-order of the Blu-ray™, a free Hunger Games notebook and a Hunger Games premium (either Wrist Band or Mockingjay Bookmark) will be given. While stocks last!

The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray pre-orders start from 1 August 2012 at the following outlets below:

Lionsgate has also released The Hunger Games special features trailer and behind the scenes clip with Jennifer Lawrence on Katniss Everdeen. Full list of The Hunger Games special features can be found here though it is subjected to change.

Will you be pre-ordering it? If so, will you be pre-ordering the DVD or Blu-Ray or both?

‘The Hunger Games’, rated PG13, was released on 22 March 2012 and DVD and Blu-Ray pre-orders are now available. ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ is scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in USA.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG) and Tumblr as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook for the latest updates!

VIDEO: New The Hunger Games Behind The Scenes Clip With Jennifer Lawrence On Katniss Everdeen

Entertainment Weekly has revealed an exclusive behind the scenes clip for ‘The Hunger Games’ movie where Jennifer Lawrence talks about playing Katniss Everdeen.

Before The Hunger Games, Jennifer Lawrence was known mostly for indie fare, like her Oscar-nominated turn in Winter’s Bone.

In this EW exclusive clip of a behind-the-scenes feature from the upcoming Blu-ray release ofThe Hunger Games, Lawrence discusses her fears about signing onto a popular franchise film, her advice from her mom, and why a good script is a good script, no matter the size of the movie.

As the video is not embeddable, please visit Entertainment Weekly to watch it.

Updated with YouTube version.

Meanwhile, ‘The Hunger Games’ DVD and Blu-Ray are available for pre-order from Gramophone.

‘The Hunger Games’, rated PG13, was released on 22 March 2012 and is now available in all cinemas islandwide. ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ is scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in USA.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG) and Tumblr as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook for the latest updates!

The Hunger Games DVD/Blu-Ray Pre-order Now Available From Gramophone

Actual artwork might differ

The wait is over! We have just heard from Gramophone you can now pre-order The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray online via Twitter.

Blu-Ray version of The Hunger Games retails at S$39.90 while DVD version of The Hunger Games retails at S$26.90.

The Hunger Games DVD comes with a free The Hunger Games notebook when you pre-order while The Hunger Games Blu-Ray comes along with a free The Hunger Games notebook and wristband OR Mockingjay bookmark.

Both items are applicable for free shipping within Singapore on Gramophone and will be shipped out on the release date, 18 August 2012.

Special features found in The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray sold locally will be the same as the USA edition.

Visit Gramophone for further information.

Meanwhile, Typhoon Creations has stated they are in the midst of finalizing the details. Artworks,  premiums, pricing etc. are subject to change but they are looking forward to start pre-orders in the next two weeks. We will update all of you once we hear anything new.

If you see any other other retailers holding pre-orders too for The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray. If you do see any other retailers holding pre-orders for The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray, don’t hesitate to send us a tip via Twitter (@HungerGamesSG), Tumblr, ‘Like’ us on Facebook, or email us at HungerGamesSingapore@gmail.com!

‘The Hunger Games’, rated PG13, was released on 22 March 2012 and is now available in all cinemas islandwide. ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ is scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in USA.

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