The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Movie

Every revolution begins with a spark.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire movie poster

Who's Involved:

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jon Kilik, Elizabeth Banks, Jennifer Lawrence, Stanley Tucci, Willow Shields, Francis Lawrence, Donald Sutherland, Nina Jacobson, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Alan Ritchson, Toby Jones, Lenny Kravitz, Simon Beaufoy, E. Roger Mitchell, Lynn Cohen, Patrick St. Esprit

Release Date:

Friday, November 22, 2013 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Follows Katniss Everdeen who has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's Tour" of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) - a competition that could change Panem forever.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

A look at the The Hunger Games: Catching Fire behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Francis Lawrence last directed Red Sparrow and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2. The film's writer Simon Beaufoy last wrote Battle of the Sexes and Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk.


Simon Beaufoy
Michael Arndt (In Talks)


Nina Jacobson
Jon Kilik




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Production: What we know about The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Key Facts

  1. The film will feature sequences filmed in the IMAX format.
  2. The novel on which the film is based is the second in a trilogy that has over 50 million copies in print in the U.S. alone.
  3. Picks up after the first film and in the aftermath of the last Hunger Games.

Filming Timeline

On or about August 28, 2013, the film was in Completed status.

MPAA rating announced; assumed completed.

On or about January 1, 2013, the film was in Post-Production status.

Shooting concluded on December 21, 2012.

On or about September 10, 2012, the film was in Production status.

Production officially began on September 10, 2012 with shooting set to conclude in December 2012. Shooting will first take place in and around metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia before production is moved to Hawaii.

On or about July 9, 2012, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Planning to shoot the movie starting in the fall.

On or about August 8, 2011, the film was in Development status.

On or about June 1, 2011, the film was in Concept status.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Release Date: When was it released?

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire was released in 2013 on Friday, November 22, 2013 (Nationwide release). There were 4 other movies released on the same date, including The Delivery Man, The Christmas Candle and Philomena. 2D; IMAX

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Friday, March 7, 2014

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