Movie release: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’
“The Hunger Games” broke the box office sales record for a spring release when it premiered in March 2012, taking in $155 million in its first weekend in North America. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” the second film in the trilogy based on novels of the same names written by Suzanne Collins, is slated for a 2013 release, according to IMDB. A firm premiere date has yet to be set.
Jennifer Lawrence, who won a pair of 2013 Critics’ Choice Awards on Jan. 10, including one for her role in “The Hunger Games,” will be back to play archeress extraordinaire Katniss Everdeen in the second installment. She’ll be reunited with costars Liam Hemsworth (Gale) and Josh Hutcherson (Peeta).
Pictured: Lawrence as Everdeen in “The Hunger Games.”