The Hunger Games Movie Guide

Woody Harrelson Talks 'Catching Fire' and 'Seven Psychopaths'

By: Fred Topel on October 11, 2012 at 3:41PM Comments

We got to chat with Harrelson when Seven Psychopaths premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he was excited to discuss that film as well as what's next with the Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire.


Jeffrey Wright Cast as Beetee in 'Catching Fire'

By: Derrick Deane on September 7, 2012 at 10:45AM Comments (3)

Critically acclaimed actor Jeffrey Wright has nabbed one of the remaining key roles in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Wright will portray Beetee, the District 3 electronics expert who earns the nickname Volts and figures prominently in the second book. Hunger Games fans, what do you think of this latest casting addition?


Sam Claflin Cast as Finnick Odair in 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

By: Sean OConnell on August 22, 2012 at 10:34AM Comments (8)

Congratulations to Sam Claflin, who has ben confirmed for the role of Finnick in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. What do you think of the hire?


'Hunger Games' Star Josh Hutcherson Auctions Himself To Help Injured School Girl

By: Derrick Deane on August 9, 2012 at 11:54AM Comments (2)

We've known for quite some time that Josh Hutcherson has had a big heart. The Hunger Games star is currently auctioning off a dinner date where five winners will get to attend a private dinner to benefit a young girl who was paralyzed in a car accident. Find out the details, inside.


Lynn Cohen Cast As Mags in 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

By: Derrick Deane on August 2, 2012 at 10:47AM Comments (4)

Things have been pretty quiet on the Catching Fire front since the casting of Sam Claflin in the much-hyped role of Finnick Odair. But there's a Quarter Quell approaching and several Hunger Games victors left to be cast! Veteran actress Lynn Cohen has won the part of Mags, a character who forms a bond with Katniss and Peeta.


'The Hunger Games': Who May Be Tapped for Finnick Odair, and New Director Sought for 'Mockingjay'

By: Sean OConnell on July 17, 2012 at 3:30PM Comments (12)

More Hunger Games news has crossed our desk, including a possible break in the Finnick Odair casting lottery, and news that Summit already wants a different director to tackle Mockingjay


'Hunger Games' Cast Interviews: The Cast Shares Their Fan and Filming Experiences

By: Perri Nemiroff on July 17, 2012 at 3:01PM Comments

Hunger GamesTribute actors Jack Quaid, Amandla Stenberg, Willow Shields, Alexander Ludwig and Dayo Okeniyi share their Comic-Con experiences, fan interactions, and details on filming The Hunger Games.


'Hunger Games' Casts Wiress; Lindsay Lohan Still Circling 'Scary Movie 5'

By: Sean OConnell on July 17, 2012 at 1:58PM Comments

In today's casting news, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has hired its Wiress, while Lindsay Lohan might be closer to getting a role in Scream 5. Or is she?


Two-Part 'Hunger Games' Finale 'Mockingjay' Gets Release Dates

By: Sean OConnell on July 10, 2012 at 3:00PM Comments (10)

Taking a page out of The Twilight Saga playbook (which actually took a page out of the Harry Potter playbook), Lionsgate today announced plans to break the film adaptation of the third The Hunger Games book, Mockingjay, into two movies.  In doing so, Lionsgate ensures that it will have Hunger Games sequels in theaters through 2015.


Philip Seymour Hoffman Lands Plutarch Heavensbee Role in 'Catching Fire'

By: Derrick Deane on July 9, 2012 at 10:57AM Comments (2)

Philip Seymour Hoffman has been cast in the role of Head Gamemaker Plutarch Heavensbee in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Games fans, do you like this casting addition?


Interview: Elizabeth Banks, on Playing Badass in 'People Like Us' and Effie in 'Catching Fire'

By: Elisa Osegueda on June 29, 2012 at 12:29PM Comments

Summer has just begun and already four out of five movies Elizabeth Banks stars in this year have hit theaters, the latest being this Friday’s People Like Us, in which she plays Frankie, a recovering alcoholic single mother and the long-lost half-sister of a fast-talking salesman (Chris Pine). “It’s overkill, I’m sure,” says Banks of her back-to-back movie premieres. “It’s crazy. I don’t know what to tell you.”


Jena Malone, Kevin Nash and Lil Romeo in Talks for 'Catching Fire' Roles

By: Derrick Deane on June 26, 2012 at 11:19AM Comments (7)

In what is essentially becoming an almost daily event, there are new names being attached to roles in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Veteran actress Jena Malone is now in talks for Johanna Mason, wrestler-turned-actor Kevin Nash is rumored for Brutus and Romeo Miller (aka Lil' Romeo) recently had a meeting with Lionsgate for an unspecified role.


'Catching Fire' Courts Mia Wasikowska, Zoe Aggeliki for Johanna Mason Role

By: Derrick Deane on June 22, 2012 at 12:03PM Comments (13)

It wouldn't be a week of movie blogging without some sort of Hunger Games sequel news. The Playlist is reporting that Mia Wasikowska and model Zoe Aggeliki are in consideration for the role of Johanna Mason for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Do you like Wasikowska or Aggeliki for the role or do you prefer another actress?


Are Tentpole-Worshipping Movie Studios Overlooking Women?

By: Sean OConnell on June 15, 2012 at 10:19AM Comments (6)

Meryl Streep made headlines recently when she took major movie studios to task for overlooking the  contributions of women in favor of failed, expensive tentpoles. Her comments got us thinking: Are women unfairly ignored by Hollywood? Join the conversation. 


Casting: 'Hunger Games' Finds Its Plutarch, Tom Cruise Talks 'Top Gun 2' and 'Noah' Snags Its Villain

By: Sean OConnell on June 12, 2012 at 2:03PM Comments (2)

Philip Seymour Hoffman offered a key role in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire? Tom Cruise shares new information on a possible Top Gun sequel? We have more in the latest casting news, so click and read!