There Will Be Two Parts To ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay’

Lionsgate just announced that Philip Seymour Hoffman will play gamekeeper Plutarch Heavensbee and that The Hunger Games is pulling a Harry Potter/Breaking Dawn and splitting the movie version of Suzanne Collins’ action-packed 390 page book Mockingjay into two parts.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire comes out in November 22, 2013 then part one of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay in the same month but a year later.

The series concludes in 2015 (spoiler: there are no “games” in it). That gives us a good three years to find the next big thing.

A craze worthy of Harry’s long wooden wand, Katniss’ bow-holding shoulders, and Bella Swan’s brooding vampires. I refuse to believe that it’s going to be Fifty Shades Of Grey.

Who Could Possibly Play Pennywise In Stephen King’s ‘It’ Besides Tim Curry?

Hollywood is running out of movies to remake, especially in the horror department. We’ve revisited the obvious – Texas Chainsaw MassacreFriday The 13th, Halloween and Psycho. To the slightly less obvious choices of The Wicker Man, Sorority Row, The Thing (a remake of a remake) and My Bloody Valentine.

One movie destined for the revamp treatment was Stephen King’s It, which originally aired as a TV movie on ABC. It was low-budget and half-assed, despite Tim Curry’s memorable performance as the ancient manifestation of fear in Derry, Maine.

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