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VIDEO: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Panel at SDCC 2013

Not able to attend ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2013?

No worries, we have a video of it courtesy of YouTube user magicinthenumbers.

‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ panel stars director Francis Lawrence, Willow Shields (Primrose Everdeen), Lenny Kravitz (Cinna), Jena Malone (Johanna Mason), Jeffrey Wright (Beetee), Liam Hemsworth (Gale Hawthorne), Josh Hutcherson (Peeta Mellark) and Jennifer Lawrence (Katniss Everdeen).

A brand new ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ trailer also made its debut there. If you haven’t seen it yet, visit here to watch it now! Trust us, you wouldn’t regret it!

‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ is tentatively scheduled for release on 21 November 2013 in Singapore.

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Via Hunger Games Fireside Chat.

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‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Available In IMAX Format In Singapore

The 75th Hunger Games Quarter Quell Katniss Peeta Facebook Cover

Rejoice The Hunger Games franchise fans in Singapore! Shaw Online has just announced that ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ will be released in IMAX format this November!

This is great news considering parts of ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ are specially shot in IMAX. Be prepared to feat your eyes in IMAX format this coming November. Currently, we are unsure if IMAX release will be the same as normal release which is scheduled to be on 21 November 2013 in Singapore. Shaw Online has confirmed with us as of now, both IMAX and normal release will be on 21 November 2013.

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Lionsgate and Subway® Restaurants Pairing Up For ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’

Lionsgate and Subway® restaurants in U.S. and Canada are pairing up to promote ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ which is scheduled for release in Singapore on 21 November 2013.

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Both Lionsgate and Subway® restaurants in U.S. and Canada will also be taking this opportunity to “utilize their promotion to support Feeding America, a non-profit organization consisting of more than 200 food banks nationwide.

Check out the full press release below for more details.

SUBWAY® RESTAURANTS AND LIONSGATE TEAM UP FOR THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

Companies Will Support Feeding America as Part of Collaboration
Milford, CT and Santa Monica, CA (July 8, 2013) – SUBWAY® restaurants, the world’s largest restaurant chain, and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, today announced that SUBWAY® will be the exclusive restaurant promotional destination for the film “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” the highly anticipated second installment of the global blockbuster “The Hunger Games” film franchise. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” will open in theaters worldwide on November 22. SUBWAY® and Lionsgate will utilize their promotion to support Feeding America, a non-profit organization consisting of more than 200 food banks nationwide.
SUBWAY® restaurants in the U.S. and Canada will be fired up in anticipation of the film’s release, with a number of promotional assets planned for in-store, social, online, and broadcast. A special product line will be featured with thematic ties to the film, along with specially marked packaging with codes encouraging customers to engage online for their chance to win prizes. SUBWAY® customers can also pose with their favorite character’s standees in the restaurants and are invited to share photos on social media for additional chances to win.

“There’s nothing hotter than ‘The Hunger Games’ franchise,” said Michelle Cordial, Director of
Marketing Development for SUBWAY® restaurants. “Being able to deliver exclusive ‘Catching Fire’ experiences to our Subway fans is something that Hunger Games enthusiasts can’t find anywhere else.”

“With SUBWAY joining as a promotional partner for ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,’ Lionsgate has found new ways to reach a larger audience of fans of the film franchise,” said Paula Kupfer, Vice President of Promotions and Consumer Products for Lionsgate. “Beyond providing fans with unique film experiences, what makes this promotion truly special to the studio is our ability to work with SUBWAY to support Feeding America and help provide to those in need.”

“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” is directed by Francis Lawrence, from a screenplay by Simon Beaufoy and Michael DeBruyn, based upon the novel “Catching Fire” by Suzanne Collins and produced by Nina Jacobson and Jon Kilik.

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International Release Dates for ‘Catching Fire’ Including Singapore Confirmed By Lionsgate

Lionsgate has confirmed the international release dates for ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ with The Hob.

According to the information given, ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ will be released on 21 November 2013 (Thursday) in Singapore.

CATCHING FIRE KATNISS CLIFF POSTER

Please note that all the dates listed below are subjected to change.

November 20, 2013
Egypt
Finland
Norway
Sweden

November 21, 2013
Australia
Austria
Bolivia
Chile
CIS
Costa Rica
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominican Republic
Germany
Hungary
Israel
Italy
Lebanon
Malaysia
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Peru
Philippines
Serbia
Singapore
Slovak Republic
Slovenia
Switzerland (German)
Thailand
U.A.E.
Ukraine

November 22, 2013
Brazil
Bulgaria
Colombia
Canada
Ecuador
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Iceland
Indonesia
Mexico
Netherlands
Panama
Poland
South Africa
Spain
Turkey
U.K.
U.S.
Uruguay
Venezuela

November 27, 2013
Belgium
France

November 28, 2013
Argentina
Portugal

December 6, 2013
India

We will update if you do hear any changes.

The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray are now available. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is tentatively scheduled for release on 21 November 2013 in Singapore.

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Lionsgate: Cover Girl Is THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE’s Exclusive Beauty Partner

Lionsgate has announced their partnership with American cosmetics brand Cover Girl for “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”.

Cover Girl Capitol Couture This Fall 2013

For more details on the partnership, please refer to the press release from Lionsgate as below:

COVERGIRL ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE NEW BEAUTY PARTNERSHIP WITH    LIONSGATE’S “THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE”

 

COVERGIRL creates striking new CAPITOL COLLECTION beauty campaign  inspired by the film

 

HUNT VALLEY, MD, May 17, 2013 — Today, COVERGIRL announced its first-ever major movie sponsorship of Lionsgate’s highly anticipated The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, scheduled for release in North American theaters onNovember 22, 2013. COVERGIRL will launch a first-of-its-kind creative advertising campaign inspired by the film, featuring new products from the brand’s upcoming Capitol Collection from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, to be announced at a later date.

Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, and Josh Hutcherson lead an all-star cast in the second installment of The Hunger Games franchise, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. The trailer, which debuted last month, has been viewed over 25 million times on YouTube. The film promises to illustrate the exquisite splendor in the world of the Capitol in rich detail, and the film’s makeup department used COVERGIRL products on set to create the film’s luxurious, high couture looks.

“With The Hunger Games: Catching Fire partnership, we wanted to redefine cosmetics’ relationship to film with a fantasy-meets-reality beauty experience,” said Esi Eggleston Bracey, VP and General Manager, Global P&G Cosmetics. “The film inspired COVERGIRL campaign coming out this fall truly will bring beauty transformation to life in an aspirational, dramatic fashion.  All of us at COVERGIRL were captivated by Suzanne Collins’ novels and the first film, so we’re thrilled to collaborate with Lionsgate on such a bold beauty partnership with the release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.”

“We are excited to announce COVERGIRL as the exclusive makeup partner for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” said Paula Kupfer, Lionsgate’s Vice President of Promotions and Consumer Products. “The exquisite beauty and style in the world of the Capitol is a focal point of this film. Partnering with an innovative brand like COVERGIRL to create an additional layer of beauty storytelling and inspiration for the fans is new territory that we’re delighted to explore.”

Over the past year, COVERGIRL has stood out in the beauty category with its addition of several new spokeswomen, including P!NK, Janelle Monáe and NERVO, who, along with the brand, embrace beauty with a sense of authentic individuality and fearlessness. COVERGIRL’s partnership with The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is the latest expression of the brand’s passion and commitment to continue to break barriers in beauty.

Lionsgate and COVERGIRL will be celebrating the movie partnership at a Cannes Film Festival Gala on Saturday, May 18th. Further news updates on this partnership will be released via facebook.com/covergirl, as well as on Twitter attwitter.com/covergirl and Instagram at instagram.com/covergirlofficial.

The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray are now available. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is tentatively scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in Singapore.

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INFO: Budding Writers League Sci-Fi/Fantasy Workshop by READ! Singapore

If you have been wanting to learn how to write science fiction stories like The Hunger Games trilogies or fantasy stories, here’s your chance!

Budding Writers League Sci-Fi Fantasy Workshop Event Photo

Budding Writers League Sci-Fi/Fantasy Chapter

Venue: Programme Zone, Clementi Public Library
Date: (Thursdays) 27 June, 25 July, 29 August, and 12 September
Time: 7:30-9pm
Ages: 13 – 28 years old

Calling budding writers and fans of Science Fiction and Fantasy! If you are a fan of writers such as Neil Gaiman, Jim Butcher, Time Powers, and Simon R. Green, then this 4-part workshop is for you.

Participants will learn the art of writing urban fantasy stories. Topics covered are:
–       Building your protagonist/antagonist
–       Defining your environment
–       Creating the perfect plot
–       Identifying the fantasy tropes
–       What you need to know about publishing

Organized by Eugene Tay from Monsters Under the Bed. Main trainer will be Adan Jimenez (co-author of Sherlock Sam series).

Workshop will be held once a month on a Thursday evening. Participants who are interested to join us for this workshop must submit their story idea or an excerpt of their story of 2,000 words or less. Limited to 15 participants aged 13-28 years. Please register with Pearly at pearly_ma@nlb.gov.sg.

You can also find the Facebook event for the first session of this 4-part writing workshop here.

The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray are now available. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is tentatively scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in Singapore.

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Your Chance For Your Catching Fire CH. 1 Artwork Featured On The Hunger Games Facebook Page!

Do you love creating fan arts? Do you love Catching Fire?

If you had answered “Yes!” to both questions, then here’s your opportunity to show off your Catching Fire artwork to the world and stand a chance to get your artwork to be featured on official The Hunger Games movie Facebook page!

You can incorporate photos, drawings, GIFs & video to create an eye-popping multimedia experience inspired by the words of the book in Chapter 1 of Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins and submit it here.

Lionsgate has already done so on the brand new ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ poster which you can check out here.

It’s your turn now. What are you waiting for? Time to get your creativity juice flowing! Unfortunately, this contest is only open to U.S. residents who are 13 years and over.

Nonetheless, if you haven’t read Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins yet, you can purchase it at any major bookstores in Singapore. Or if you are strapped for cash, feel free to visit any of the regional or public library branches in Singapore. It would be advisable to check the availability of the item first on NLB Catalogue to avoid disappointment.

We would advise you to read The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins first before continuing on sequel Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins for better grasp on the story for there are additional characters and plots not introduced in The Hunger Games movie.

The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray are now available. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is tentatively scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in Singapore.

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Lionsgate Releases New Catching Fire Poster Via The Hunger Games Instagram

Lionsgate has been teasing us lately with new photos posted on The Hunger Games Instagram. Following the photo of the Catching Fire hardcover novel that was posted on Instagram, pages of Catching Fire novel were posted over the next few days.

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The clues only started adding up when the highlighted line of the quote “The sun persists in rising, so I make myself stand.” was posted before 14th May (US time), the day which Lionsgate promised something big will happen on The Hunger Games Instagram.

Hunger Games Instagram Catching Fire Book Fourth

On the midnight of 15th May 2013 (Singapore time), Lionsgate revealed a new ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ featuring Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) with the tagline “The sun persists in rising, so I make myself stand.”

CATCHING FIRE KATNISS CLIFF POSTER

This new ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ poster follows the same oil painting concept of Capitol Portraits. With Katniss Everdeen standing near the cliff and sun rising, it’s clear Katniss Everdeen be an important figure to Panem citizens in ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’.

Fans will no doubt be pleased that an actual line from the Catching Fire novel made it onto the poster, further proving that Lionsgate is planning to stay true to the Catching Fire novel as much as possible.

What do you think of this poster? Do you love it? Do you hate it? Tell us in the comments below!

The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray are now available. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is tentatively scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in Singapore.

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Lionsgate Launches The Hunger Games Official Instragram

Lionsgate has launched official The Hunger Games Instagram account. Currently the only photo uploaded was a photo of Catching Fire book as seen below with the caption “Within these pages… #TheSpark. May 14th.”

Hunger Games Instagram Catching Fire Book First

Within these pages… #TheSpark. May 14th.

What will happen on Tuesday, May 14th over at The Hunger Games official Instagram? We are assuming something will occur on Tuesday, May 14th (US time) or Wednesday, May 15th (Singapore time).

We are keeping our eyes peeled at thehungergames Instagram. Be sure to follow thehungergames Instagram!

The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-Ray are now available. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is tentatively scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in Singapore.

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RUMOUR: Mockingjay Part 1 to start filming in September?

As we finally get a confirmation on when we will see the first trailer for Catching Fire, news seems to be rolling out recently.

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A tweet states that Mockingjay Part 1 could be starting on production on September 16th in Atlanta and Boston. Mockingjay Part 1 is stated to be released on November 21st 2014, which means that there is about a year for them to film and prepare should they really start filming in September.

However, do note that there has been no confirmation from Lionsgate so far!

And ps: there is only 6 more days till the release of the teaser trailer of Catching Fire! 😀

Credits: Production Weekly via The Hunger Games Examiner.

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

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

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