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July 12, 2012

Final “Hunger Games” film to be split in two parts

Filed under: film adaptations — Tags: , , , , , , — Bookblurb @ 6:15 pm

“Mockingjay,” the final film installment of the blockbuster book series, “The Hunger Games,” will be split into two parts, with the movies to be released in 2014 and 2015, the Lionsgate studio said on Tuesday.

Lionsgate, a unit of Lions Gate Entertainment, said “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1” will hit theaters on November 21, 2014, and “Part 2” on November 20, 2015.

“The Hunger Games” film franchise is based on a best-selling science-fiction trilogy by author Suzanne Collins and follows the story of rebel heroine Katniss Everdeen, who tries to fight the oppressive regime ruling the nation of Panem.

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June 30, 2011

‘Hunger’ strikes USA TODAY’s Best-Selling Books list

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By Bob Minzesheimer

The movie version of The Hunger Games, starring Jennifer Lawrence, won’t be released until March. But thanks in part to growing online chatter about the film and its cast (which includes Lenny Kravitz and Woody Harrelson) all three titles in Suzanne Collins’ teen series, set in a dystopian future, are in USA TODAY’s Best-Selling Books list’s top 10. Games, released in 2008, is No. 4. Catching Fire (2009) is No. 8, and Mockingjay (2010) is No 10. Publisher Scholastic reports 9.6 million copies in print.

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January 11, 2011

Winners of the 2010 Goodreads Choice Awards

Filed under: Books of the Year — Tags: , , — Bookblurb @ 4:39 pm

The readers have chosen! More than 157,000 votes were cast for 460 nominees and thousands of write-in candidates. Congrats to Suzanne Collins, author of Mockingjay—Goodreads Favorite Book of 2010! See the winners in all categories, including Favorite Heroine, Fiction, Nonfiction, Mystery & Thriller, Paranormal Fantasy, Cover Art, and more!
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