Even though The Hunger Games series is a trilogy, Lionsgate plans to release four action films based on the books by Suzanne Collins, according to Deadline New York. Games was the “highest-selling film” the studio’s ever had at the Cannes Film Festival, according to COO Joe Drake, and they have A LOT of faith in what the franchise can do for Lionsgate.
With the recent addition of Donald Sutherland as President Snow, The Hunger Games is drumming a lot of great press. Dare I say that it will fill the void Twilight is leaving behind? Filming is already underway in North Carolina-Josh Hutcherson, Elizabeth Banks, Willow Shields and Paula Malcomson were spotted on the set yesterday.