RUMOR: Catching Fire Extra Casting Gearing Up In Atlanta?

Just because Catching Fire may move out of North Carolina and into Georgia, that doesn’t mean our favorite Southern reporter, Russ Bowen, is off the job! Just today he found a local Atlanta casting agency looking for extras to populate a movie called The Idiom. For those of you who missed out onHunger Games casting, that film was code-named Artemis during production. You can see the casting calls for The Idiom below:

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EW Posts New Behind-The-Scenes Clip of Jennifer Lawrence

Today, Entertainment Weekly posted another exclusive clip from the Hunger Games DVD/Blu-Ray set to hit stores next month:

In this EW exclusive clip of a behind-the-scenes feature from the upcoming Blu-ray release of The 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.

While the video is not embeddable, you can watch it by clicking here or on the picture below!

 

Source: Entertainment Weekly via Hunger Games DWTC

‘The Hunger Games DVD’ Release date in Indonesia according to Indo Hunger Games!

[THIS POST IS IN BAHASA NOT ENGLISH]

Seperti yang sudah kita ketahui bahwa jadwal rilis Hunger Games DVD di US adalah tanggal 18 Agustus 2012, namun Tributes di Indonesia dibuat bingung karena belum ada kabar pasti yang mengatakan tanggal rilis DVD Hunger Games di Indonesia.

Seolah-olah kebingungan para Tributes terjawab ketika Indo Hunger Games (Salah satu fanbase terbesar Hunger Games di Indonesia) memberitahukan via twitter bahwa mereka telah menjalin kerja sama dengan distributor DVD Hunger Games di Indonesia, PRIME.

Berikut beberapa tweet mereka:

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Video: Elizabeth Banks Live chat with fans!

If you missed it, Elizabeth Banks did a live video chat with fans today. You can check out the whole video on her official site!

Source: ElizabethBanks.com via HG Girl On Fire

Jena Malone Responds to Being Cast as Johanna Mason: “On top of the world…”

After almost a month of speculation, yesterday Lionsgate finally confirmed that Jena Malone has officially been cast as Johanna Mason in Catching Fire,  And Jena is just as excited as we are at the announcement.  She posted the below photo to her instagram account yesterday.

 

Be sure to follow Jena on instagram and keep up with all her updates!  You can also check out her uploads via webstagram.

Source: Hunger Games DWTC 

CONFIRMED: Jena Malone as Johanna Mason in Catching Fire.

It’s something we’ve suspected for a while, with rumors abounding and Josh Hutcherson letting Malone’s name slip in a recent interview, but Lionsgate has just confirmed – Jenna Malone has been cast as Johanna Mason!

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Press release below:

JENA MALONE CAST AS JOHANNA MASON IN LIONSGATE’S THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

Santa Monica, CA, July 23, 2012- Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES:CATCHING FIRE are pleased to announce that Jena Malone has been cast in the role of Johanna Mason in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel Catching Fire.  Johanna Mason is a female victor from a past Games still in her early twenties, and is one of the youngest, but also one of the most psychologically scarred Quarter Quell participants.

Malone recently starred opposite Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton in the History Channel’s Emmy® nominated mini-series Hatfields & McCoys.  The mini-series broke cable records and is the new most-watched entertainment telecast of all time on cable. Her additional credits include Zack Snyder’sSucker Punch, Oren Moverman’s The Messenger, and Sean Penn’s Into the Wild.  She will soon begin production on Lonely Hunter.

Source: My Hunger Games

Exclusive: The Hunger Games Dominate Teen Choice Awards 2012!

146854891PB00131_Teen_Choic The Hunger Games film, cast, and books have been nominated for numerous awards at tonight’s Teen Choice Awards in Universal City, CA. We’ll be adding photos of our cast and videos of any pertinent moments from the show on this page!

NOMINATIONS:

Choice Movie (Sci-Fi/Fantasy): The Hunger Games
Choice Movie Actor (Sci-Fi/Fantasy): Josh Hutcherson 
Choice Movie Actress (Sci-Fi/Fantasy): Jennifer Lawrence
Choice Male Hottie: Liam Hemsworth (LOSES to  Ian Somerhalder)
Choice Book: The Hunger Games
Choice Movie Chemistry: (NOT ANNOUNCED)
Choice Movie Liplock: Jennifer Lawrence & Josh Hutcherson
Choice Movie Villain: Alexander Ludwig
Choice Movie Scene Stealer (Male): Liam Hemsworth

Choice Movie Scene Stealer (Female): (NOT ANNOUNCED)

Choice Singer by Artist: Eyes Open by Taylor Swift

OFFICIAL PHOTOS:

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TCA’s 2012 VIDEOS:

Exclusive: “This is when Josh Hutcherson won! LOL JHutch! :D”

The Hunger Games Trilogy Sells 50 Million Copies

The Hunger Games Trilogy

The publishers of The Hunger Games trilogy, Scholastic, has announced that since the release of the movie, new readers have continued to discover the books, while others have been picking up the sequels to find out what happens next.

As of today, Scholastic has more than 50 million copies of the original three books in The Hunger Games trilogy in print and digital formats in the U.S. (more than 23 million copies of The Hunger Games; more than 14 million copies of Catching Fire; and more than 13 million copies of Mockingjay).

According to Scholastic’s President, Ellie Berger, “readers across the nation are captivated by the rich world and strong characters Suzanne Collins has created.

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Sam Claflin, the Real Finnick Odair? The Rumors Hot Up!

Gossip Cop says it has the exclusive scoop, that Sam Claflin will definitely be Finnick Odair in Catching Fire.  This is a pretty firm source as their site is all about busting rumors and false news.

Sam Claflin will play Finnick Odair in Catching Fire, a source confirms exclusively to Gossip Cop.

The actor recently emerged as the frontrunner for the role in The Hunger Games sequel, and Gossip Cop has learned Lionsgate will make it official in an announcement in the near future.

As soon as Lionsgate does make it official, you can be sure we’ll have it here ASAP!  Hopefully we’ll get some casting news from there real soon.

Source: Gossip Cop via My Hunger Games

Melissa Leo NOT Playing for Mags in Catching Fire!

 

While producers for Catching Fire go through the audition and casting process, there’s bound to be plenty of rumors about just who is being considered and who has been offered roles in The Hunger Games sequel.

Just the other day, Variety came out to say that Melissa Leo was on the short list to play Mags, and Tony Shalhoub for Beetee.  They also had word about Sam Claflin auditioning for Finnick Odair.

Now Jim Sneider, another Hollywood writer, has put the word out on Twitter that Melissa Leo will NOT be playing Mags, although Tony Shalhoub may still in the running for Beetee (we hope so) and Sam Claflinis indeed expected to be Finnick.

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