November 18, 2013 |
Seasame Street is getting in on the "Hunger Games" craze with a spoof video called "Hungry Games - Catching Fur. " In the video, Cookie Monster plays Cookieness Evereat. "OK, we all know what we got to do: eat food to whin Hungry Games," Cookieness says. But poking monkeys and tickling winds block the way for Cookieness and her friends Finnicky, Tick Tock Lady and Pita. Can they escape? The real "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" opens in theaters later this week. Want more?
November 15, 2013 |
Deadline reports: Lionsgate is in talks for a "Hunger Games" theme park attraction. In a Nov. 8 conference call with Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer, he said the studio has been "approached in two territories about potential theme park opportunities," and that they are pursuing them. Get the full story: deadline.com Want more? Discuss this article and others on RedEye's Facebook page .
May 30, 2012 |
By now, you've hopefully read the entire "Hunger Games" book series. If not, a) What are you waiting for? It takes like five hours! and b) Don't worry, we're not going to spoil the plot of the second book, "Catching Fire," for you. But we will tell you that wild rumors have been flying for days over the casting of a big new character, human Adonis Finnick Odair. Robert Pattinson reportedly is out of the running, but eonline.com says Armie Hammer, Taylor Kitsch and Garrett Hedlund are in contention.
March 7, 2012 |
Today I spoke with Josh Hutcherson, who stars as Peeta in the just-a-bit-anticipated big screen version of "The Hunger Games. " The full interview will post the week of the film's March 23 opening, but here's a taste. “We wanted to give him a little bit more balls,” Hutcherson said of his character. “The cave scene where Peeta's admitting his love to Katniss, in the book it can come across a little sappy. We wanted it to come across as, 'I'm gonna die. I need to tell you how I feel.'” On a scale of 1 to 1 zillion, how excited are you for the...
March 20, 2012 |
I read Suzanne Collins' addictive, massively popular novel "The Hunger Games" so compulsively that the pages feared my fingers. Any filmmaker would be challenged to similarly create scene after scene that sparks craving for the next. In other words, director/co-writer Gary Ross' big-screen adaptation doesn't quite live up to the movie that played in your head while you read the book. Yet "The Hunger Games" serves as an often riveting, occasionally underwhelming chronicle of a competition forcing teenagers to kill...
April 30, 2012 |
Let the games begin. Even if the most physical activity you got this winter was lifting a copy of Suzanne Collins'"The Hunger Games" or walking to your car to see the movie, the odds still are in your favor to get active come summer. That is, if you start your training now. The book trilogy and blockbuster movie - in which teenage "tributes" from one of 12 districts in a dystopian future battle to the death in an unpredictable arena - already has inspired a growing interest in archery, with heroine Katniss Everdeen being a master markswoman with a bow. But fitness...