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  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
  • added "The Hunger Games 2" as an also known as title Apr. 10, 2012
  • Lionsgate executives for weeks have expressed confidence that The Hunger Games director Gary Ross would direct the second installment of the book trilogy, Catching Fire. Bigwigs expected the deal to go down right after Easter weekend. Instead, as a Lionsgate exec just tells me, “I am in shock.”

    Source: Deadline Gary Ross Decides NOT to Direct 'Catching Fire'