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“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” Extras Casting Includes “Fire Breathers”?

This got to be the most bizarre news of the day.

We learned from The Hob a staff in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” casting department according to IMDb, Jennifer Rose Locke, has posted videos of extras casting on Vimeo. Sadly, these videos are now made private to prevent the highly protected content of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” from leaking out.

An audition clip of Issac King who has a striking resemblance to Josh Hutcherson, is rumored to play Peeta Mellark’s brother in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” was first found on Vimeo.

Issac King

Jennifer Rose Locke‘s Vimeo account also hosts private video albums which are titled “D11 Mayor“, “Peeta Family“, “Rue Family“, “Thresh Sister” and strangely, “Fire Breathers“.

What could this “Fire Breathers” be? An elaborate Capitol performance which involves circus acts such as people breathing fire? Dragons/humans hybrid? Let’s get carried away and tell us what do you think “Fire Breathers” is.

Meanwhile, we are glad the titles of these videos let us have a glimpse on what kind of characters might have a scene or two in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”.

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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OFFICIAL: Jeffrey Wright Is District 3’s Beetee In “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”

After Sam Claflin was announced as Finnick Odair In “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”, fans were left with a long drought with no news.

Thankfully, today proved to be the end for Jeffrey Wright was just announced by Lionsgate that he is cast as District 3 and previous Hunger Games Victor named Beetee (also known as “Volts”). Beetee “Volts” is good friends with Wiress “Nuts” (Amanda Plummer) who is also from District 3 and a previous Hunger Games victor.

Press release from Lionsgate as below:

JEFFREY WRIGHT CAST AS BEETEE IN LIONSGATE’S THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

Santa Monica, CA, September 7, 2012- Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE are pleased to announce that Jeffrey Wright has been cast in the role of Beetee in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel Catching Fire. Hailing from District 3, Beetee earns the nickname “Volts” because of his electronics expertise.

Critically acclaimed and celebrated by audiences for his performances in theater and on film and television, Wright garnered a Tony® Award in 1994 for his work in Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic “Angels in America” which he reprised in HBO’s 2003 mini-series adaptation, earning both a Golden Globe® and an Emmy®.  He has played memorable roles in films as diverse as BASQUIAT, SOURCE CODE, CASINO ROYALE and QUANTUM OF SOLACE, W, SYRIANA, and CADILLAC RECORDS.  Wright can next be seen with Mark Walhberg, Russell Crowe and Catherine Zeta-Jones in Allen Hughes’ political thriller BROKEN CITY.

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 sold more than 50 million books in print and digital in the U.S. alone.

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

Ongoing casting news and information for the film can be found at: www.CatchingFireCasting.com

What do you think of Jeffrey Wright as Beetee?

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

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OFFICIAL: Sam Claflin Cast As Finnick Odair In “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”

After it was announced that Stephanie Leigh Schlund will be joining “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” as District 1′s Cashmere, it was just announced during early this morning (Singapore time) that English actor Sam Claflin is cast as District 4’s Finnick Odair.

This piece of news came at no surprise because many rumours has been surrounding Sam Claflin for a while which indicated he will play the highly sought role, Finnick Odair.

Visit IMDb for a list of Sam Clafin’s previous works.

Full press release from Lionsgate below:

SAM CLAFLIN CAST AS FINNICK IN LIONSGATE’S THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

 

Santa Monica, CA, August 22, 2012- Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE are pleased to announce that Sam Claflin has been cast in the role of Finnick in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel Catching Fire. Charasmatic and clever, Finnick was a District 4 Hunger Games victor when he was fourteen.

After breaking out in his role as the romantic lead in last year’s PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES, Claflin starred in the box office smash SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN playing Prince William alongside Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron and Chris Hemsworth.   He recently finished filming THE QUIET ONESopposite Jarred Harris, and MARY & MARTHA,  in which he co-stars with Hilary Swank.

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 sold more than 50 million books in print and digital in the U.S. alone.

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

Ongoing casting news and information for the film can be found at: www.CatchingFireCasting.com

What do you think of Sam Claflin as Finnick Odair who is the object of many people’s affections in Capitol?

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

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OFFICIAL: Stephanie Leigh Schlund Is Cashmere In “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”

If you have been following “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” casting news lately, you will notice Lionsgate has been announcing casting news on a daily basis (except during weekends) recently. The latest addition to “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” cast was Maria Howell in the form of District 11’s Seeder.

Our daily casting announcement for this time round is Stephanie Leigh Schlund who will be joining the huge cast of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” as District 1’s Cashmere. Cashmere’s brother, Gloss, who is also a fellow District 1 tribute and previous Hunger Games victor, will be played by Alan Ritchson.

Visit Stephanie Leigh Schlund’s IMDb for more information on her previous works.

Full press release from Lionsgate below:

STEPHANIE LEIGH SCHLUND CAST AS CASHMERE IN LIONSGATE’S THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

Santa Monica, CA, August 14, 2012- Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE are pleased to announce that Stephanie Leigh Schlund has been cast in the role of Cashmere in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel Catching Fire. A former Career tribute from District 1, Cashmere and her brother Gloss are both competing in the Quarter Quell.

Stephanie Leigh Schlund is an Atlanta, Georgia based actress who has appeared in television series including Drop Dead Diva, and films including “The Last Song”.  She can next be seen in the upcoming Fox series The Following, premiering this Fall.

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 sold more than 50 million books in print and digital in the U.S. alone.

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

Ongoing casting news and information for the film can be found at: www.CatchingFireCasting.com

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!

OFFICIAL: Maria Howell Is Seeder In “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”

Lionsgate has been releasing casting announcements daily recently and today is no exception. Just last Friday, Lionsgate announced E. Roger Mitchell will play District 11’s Chaff.

Today, it was revealed that Maria Howell will join “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” as previous Hunger Games victor, Seeder, from District 11. For more details on previous works, do visit Maria Howell’s IMDb.

Official press release below:

MARIA HOWELL CAST AS SEEDER IN LIONSGATE’S THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE 

Santa Monica, CA, August 13th, 2012- Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE are pleased to announce that Maria Howell has been cast in the role of Seeder in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel Catching Fire. A former victor from District 11, Seeder competes in the 75th Annual Hunger Games, also known as the Quarter Quell.

Maria Howell is an Atlanta, Georgia based actress, singer, and voiceover artist best known as the choir soloist from the movie “The Color Purple.” She has also appeared on television in Army Wives, Drop Dead Diva, The Vampire Diaries, Meet The Browns, and House Of Payne, and in the acclaimed film “The Blind Side.”

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 sold more than 50 million books in print and digital in the U.S. alone.

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

Ongoing casting news and information for the film can be found at: www.CatchingFireCasting.com

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!

OFFICIAL: E. Roger Mitchell Cast As Chaff In “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”

E. Roger Mitchell will play 45th Hunger Games victor Chaff from District 11 in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”!

Chaff is described as “six feet tall, with dark skin, and an arm that ends with a stump because he lost his hand in the 45th Hunger Games. He chose not to get a prosthetic arm.” Chaff was also guessed to be around mid to late forties.

E. Roger Mitchell, born in February 18, 1971 according to his IMDb, is 41 years old this year which is close to the age Chaff was supposed to be. In terms of height, standing at around 1.78m (5’10”) according to his resume, E. Roger Mitchell is a pretty close match to Chaff’s 1.83m (6′) height.

Press release from Lionsgate below:

E. ROGER MITCHELL CAST AS CHAFF IN LIONSGATE’S THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

 

Santa Monica, CA, August 10, 2012- Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE are pleased to announce that E. Roger Mitchell has been cast in the role of Chaff in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel Catching Fire. A tribute from District 11, Chaff won the 45th Annual Hunger Games and will compete in the Quarter Quell.

E. Roger Mitchell is an Atlanta based actor with decades of experience on the stage.  His small and big screen roles have included “Battle: Los Angeles”, The Shield, One Tree Hill, and Tyler Perry projects including “Diary Of A Mad Black Woman”, “Daddy’s Little Girls”, and House Of Payne.

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 sold more than 50 million books in print and digital in the U.S. alone.

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

Ongoing casting news and information for the film can be found at: www.CatchingFireCasting.com

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!

Panem Map Reveal By Funtactix And Lionsgate In The Hunger Games Adventures

One of the most asked questions in The Hunger Games fandom got to be what does the Panem map looks like? While we do know Panem is located in the ruins of North American, specific locations of the Districts and Capitol were not given in the books which left fans making up their own Panem maps.

Now for the first time, fans will get to see the official Panem map which is revealed by Funtactix and Lionsgate in the official Facebook social game, The Hunger Games Adventures.

Check out the promotional screenshot below where you can see the locations of District 12 and the Capitol. Meanwhile in The Hunger Games Adventures, locations for District 2 and 11 are also waiting to be unlocked.

Actual populated District locations are labelled with a star as seen in the promotional shot below.

For more information, take a look at the press release from Funtactix and Lionsgate:

 

FUNTACTIX AND LIONSGATE REVEAL NEW MAP OF PANEM INSIDE THE HUNGER GAMES ADVENTURES

 

Funtactix, a worldwide developer and publisher of social games based on the world’s premier box office films, in partnership with Lionsgate, yesterday revealed an exciting new addition to The Hunger Games Adventures, one of the hottest social games on the Facebook platform. This landmark release offers an exclusive look at a new map of Panem. The map is one of the most anticipated updates to the game and arrives as part of a series of new content reveals leading up to the DVD release of the film on August 18.

 

For the first time, Hunger Games fans can use the new map of Panem as they explore the world of the film and novel, complete quests for their favorite heroes and unlock all-new stories inside the world they love. Thus far, the epic adventures of the game have led fans to the Capitol, District 12, District 11 and, most recently, District 2. In the coming months, new districts will be revealed exclusively through the new map, along with an exciting storyline that will take players on a journey from obscure citizen of District 12 to a hero capable of unlocking Panem’s deepest secrets.

 

Since launch, Funtactix and Lionsgate have continued to work together to provide the game’s audience with a steady flow of fresh, dynamic content, using Facebook to continue the story of The Hunger Games universe in between film releases. With over a million players and growing, fans continue to devour assets and game play almost as soon as the weekly chapter updates go live.

 

For more information on the game, please visit The Hunger Games Adventures Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/TheHungerGamesAdventures

To download and view a screenshot of the map along with new screenshots of the game, please go to:

http://bhimpact.gamespress.com/product_page.asp?i=1269

 

About The Hunger Games Adventures

The Hunger Games Adventures is an epic adventure game for Facebook based on the novel and film The Hunger Games.

 

When the games end, the adventure begins!

 

Panem needs you!  Embark on a daring adventure beyond the fence of District 12 accompanied by your most trusted Facebook friends and your favorite characters from The Hunger Games. Explore Suzanne Collins’ epic universe alongside Katniss, Peeta, Gale and the other characters of the novels and film. Hunt and trap in the wilderness outside the fence, then bring it back to trade in The Hob. Visit Peeta’s Bakery, The Seam, the Justice Building and then escape from it all to a secret forest hideout that is exclusively yours. Escape from District 12 and explore Panem, meeting Cinna, Effie, Seneca, Thresh, Rue and a host of other characters. Join the rest of the fans and your Facebook friends as new adventures, districts and the official map of Panem are unveiled inside the game.

 

Twitter: @THGAdventures

Game Website: www.TheHungerGamesAdventures.com

Film Website: www.TheHungerGamesMovie.com

Play the Game: www.PlayTHGA.com

Visit The Hunger Games Adventures now and help to unlock the other District locations on Panem map!

‘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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Cathay Cineplexes Launches “The Hunger Games” Dining Package In Platinum Movie Suites

We know there are adult fans of “The Hunger Games” franchise out there. If you are above 18 years old and have the extra money to spend on fine dining while watching “The Hunger Games” movie, you might want to consider this “The Hunger Games” dining package in Cathay Platinum Movie Suite.

Movie Date: 24 March, Saturday
Dinner & Movie Start: 7pm
Cost per person: S$76 (Priority Cardholder: $69)
*Early Bird Discount (cost per pax): $60
Package Includes:
• The Hunger Games Platinum Movie Suites ticket
• 3-course western dinner paired with a glass of wine at the Platinum Movie Suites
• Limited edition The Hunger Games poster, notebook and pen set

Terms & Conditions:
• Please present your Priority card at the Platinum Movie Suites Box Office to enjoy the offer.
• All packages are valid on a first-come-first-served basis.
• Each guest is entitled to one serving of wine. Age limit applies.
• Film rating is to be advised.
• All information stipulated is correct at time of print and may be subject to change.
• The Management reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions of this privilege without prior notice.

* Enjoy the Early Bird Discount when you book your tickets before 21 March 2012. Limited packages available. This promotion is not applicable with Priority Member discount, and other discounts, promotions or redemptions. This promotion is valid only for walk-in purchases at the Platinum Movie Suites Box Office. This promotion is not valid for corporate or group bookings of more than 6 tickets.

Alternatively, you can also head over to Cathay Cineplexes website for details on this promotion.

‘The Hunger Games’ will be released in Singapore on 22 March 2012. Book “The Hunger Games” tickets from Cathay Cineplexes now!

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Cathay Cineplexes: Watch “The Hunger Games” Trailer And Win Local Gala Premiere Tickets!

In addition to Cathay Cineplexes previous contest to win tickets to “The Hunger Games” local gala premiere, they have launched a new contest for you to win “The Hunger Games” local gala premiere tickets!


To win, simply follow the instructions below:

Step 1: Visit any Cathay Cineplexes & look for The Hunger Games movie posters.
Step 2: Snap the QR codes featured on the movie posters.
Step 3:Watch The Hunger Games trailer & answer a simple question on our Facebook page.

Terms & conditions apply.

Terms & conditions:• This promotion is valid from 12 Mar to 16 Mar 2012.• All entries must be submitted (via our Facebook page) by 16 Mar 2012.• Incomplete entries will be disqualified & judges’ decision is final. Only winners will be notified.
• Gala preview will be held at The Cathay, 21 Mar, 6:45pm (Details to be advised when nearer to the date).• All employees & family members of Cathay Cineplexes Pte Ltd and Cathay Organisation Holdings are not allowed to participate in this promotion.

• Prize is not exchangeable for cash in part or full or other items.

• The Management reserves the right to alter the terms of this promotion or withdraw any of the prizes featured without prior notice.

• By participating in this draw, all participants are deemed to have given their consent to receive promotional and marketing materials from Cathay Cineplexes Pte Ltd.

Visit Cathay Cineplexes website for full details.

May the odds be ever in your favour!

Many thanks to @dy0ulee for the tip!

‘The Hunger Games’ will be released in Singapore on 22 March 2012. Book “The Hunger Games” tickets from Cathay Cineplexes now!

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The Hunger Games mentioned in Lifestyle magazine

Other than The Hunger Games showing this year, there are many other blockbusters that will be showed this year. In the Feburary issue of the Lifestyle magazine, they did a preview of the movies that is coming up.

Image of page.

Close up on The Hunger Games part!

Just in case the image does not load, the words are typed out below:

Based on the trilogy of novels by Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games revolves around a dystopian society, in which teenagers and children are chosen to fight in a televised battle. The books have a massive, largely young adult following that rivals that of Twilight, and is poised to be the next hit franchise. Brooding romance it is not, but after glittering vampires and shirtless werewolves, a teenage tale of war and survival could be a welcome change of taste.

I don’t think that the Lifestyle magazine is sold outside, but if your parents are members of NTUC, your parents should have it! 🙂

‘The Hunger Games’ will be released in Singapore on 22 March 2012.

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