In The Hunt, 12
tributesteams of two are dropped into the wilderness without food, water or shelter. They must compete in a game where they’ll rely on their physicality, survival skills and hunting skills to endure the harsh conditions and killcapture one another. Also, the winner gets food for lifecash.
What’s the show’s tagline, “May the odds be favorable to you, the players of this completely original game”?
Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins is writing a picture book — but don’t worry, it’s still about a young girl dealing with the harsh realities of war. Let us explain.
Before Jennifer Lawrence struck it big with ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ she was in a little indie film no one’s ever heard of called ‘The Hunger Games’ and the odds are clearly in your favor because it’s down from its $40.00 list price. For the next four hours only.
Did you guys spot The Hunger Games reference in last night’s episode of Futurama?! We’d like to think that Katniss is Leela’s great great great great great great great great great great grandmother.
The Blu-ray and DVD both present the film and 2 discs of special features, including commentary and several featurettes.
Missing Katniss and Peeta already? Catching Fire‘s November 2013 release date seem like an eternity away? Not to worry: Later this summer you’ll be able to watch The Hunger Games at home. The movie hits Blu-ray, DVD, and digital download at 12:01 a.m. on Aug. 18.
The two-disc set will include over three hours of unreleased material, including interviews with the cast and crew and details about some of the story lines that differed from the book — like President Snow’s character (Donald Sutherland) and the role of the game maker (Wes Bentley). An eight-part documentary called The World is Watching: Making of The Hunger Games delves into the behind-the-scenes aspect of creating the film. The extras also include the full-length “Propaganda Film” shown during the Reaping.
Want more info? We’ve also got an exclusive trailer of the release.
You can see his and Lionsgate’s statements throught the link.
Ross has chosen not to do the film due to the lack of prep time he’d have moving into the tight time schedules. Considering he’s already established himself with the company, cast, crew, and source material, this does not bode well for his predecessor who will have even less time. So while another director might be able to bring a keen eye (Alfonso Cuaron’s Harry Potter is still the best), they better also be able to move fast.
That’s right — there is now a Katniss Barbie doll. And if anyone messes with Skipper, she is gonna be pissed.
The Hunger Games Puppy Bowl - SNL
NC resident Wade Shepherd is putting a piece of his property, on which the film was shot, up for sale. The listing is for $1.4 million, so if you have Capitol money, go for it.
This of course is going to make a lovely addition to my ever-growing pop culture homes collection which includes the American Horror Story mansion, The Big Lebowski’s Venice bungalow, the Home Alone house, the field from Field of Dreams, the Full House house, the Twin Peaks house, and Cameron’s car and house from Ferris Bueller.
Acquire A Cappella - “Safe & Sound” originally by Taylor Swift and The Civil Wars from ‘The Hunger Games’