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Hunger Games Movies

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We’re finally getting some real information about the new Hunger Games Movie coming out in 2023. The movie will be based on the last book, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.

If you need a recap of the book because it’s been so long since you read it, you can read our previous post on The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (the book).

The movie will be released by Lionsgate, the same as the previous movies. This is a good thing because we should see some continuity in terms of production value. It will star Tom Blyth and Rachel Zegler. The U.S. release date is slated for November 17, 2023.

A short synopsis from Lionsgate:

Return to The Hunger Games, the landmark film franchise that has earned over $3 billion globally, with Lionsgate’s adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ #1 New York Times Bestseller The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Years before he would become the tyrannical President of Panem, 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow (Tom Blyth) is the last hope for his fading lineage, a once-proud family that has fallen from grace in a post-war Capitol. With the 10th annual Hunger Games fast approaching, the young Snow is alarmed when he is assigned to mentor Lucy Gray Baird (Rachel Zegler), the girl tribute from impoverished District 12. But, after Lucy Gray commands all of Panem’s attention by defiantly singing during the reaping ceremony, Snow thinks he might be able to turn the odds in their favor. Uniting their instincts for showmanship and newfound political savvy, Snow and Lucy Gray’s race against time to survive will ultimately reveal who is a songbird, and who is a snake.

Are you excited about a new Hunger Games movie? We definitely are!!

Watch the trailer below.

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Hunger Games 4 Film Set

The set Hunger Games fans have been waiting for will be here soon! You can pre-order now The Hunger Games: Complete 4 Film Collection on DVD or Blu-ray. Amazon will start shipping it on March 22.

What is included in this awesome set? All 4 movies PLUS over 14 hours of special features. Special features include:

  • Deleted scenes from all of the movies
  • Audio commentaries
  • Music videos
  • New and pre-released featurettes

Even  if you already have the first 3 movies, this Collector’s set will be well worth the $35-49 (depending on whether you order DVD or Blu-ray).

If you want to order just the Mockingjay Part 2 DVD, that is available for $19.99 and includes the digital copy.

Have you pre-ordered your Mockingjay Part 2 yet? Will you be getting the Complete Film Collection with the special features?

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Meet Liam Hemsworth at Hunger Games Mockingjay Premiere

I didn’t think that anything could be more exciting then tickets to the “Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2″ premiere until I saw the unbelievable opportunity that IfOnly has right now.

In addition to 2 tickets to the premiere, you get 2 passes to the after party AND….

A Meet and Greet plus photo with Liam Hemsworth!!

Can you even imagine? Attending the Hunger Games premiere AND meeting Gale for a photo opp? Then going to the after party that will be attended by the cast and other people in the industry.

The event will take place in Los Angeles in mid-November. Proceeds from the auction will benefit The Charlotte and Gwenyth Gray Foundation. The organization was created to raise money to fund medical research regarding Batten disease.

Visit IfOnly now for more information about the auction and keep an eye out for any other items that you might be able to bid on or buy outright. Even if you don’t end up getting THIS one, the site itself is really cool with all kinds of different opportunities for autographs and celebrity experiences. One of these days I am going to buy something there!

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Pre-Order Mockingay

If you want to be among the first to see The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 when it comes out on DVD, get your order placed now. It will be released on March 6 and if you pre-order, you will receive it the day it comes out if you choose Two-Day shipping (which is free with Prime).

Buying can be a little bit confusing because there are different versions available, ranging in price from $14.99 to $19.99.

Amazon has the DVD + Digital Copy for $17.75 and the Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD for $19.97. If you order them and the price goes down before the release, Amazon will only charge you the reduced price.

Another option is to pre-order the digital version only. You can get the SD format for $14.99 or HD for $19.99. With that you can download it to 2 locations or stream it via Amazon Instant Video.

Right now it is the #1 Best Seller on Amazon in Action & Adventure Blu-ray Discs so it looks like it is going to be a hot seller!

Will you be ordering it?

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Mockingjay Presale

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay tickets are finally on sale! Fandango is running a couple of really cool special offers if you buy your tickets right now.

October 29 at noon Eastern: When you purchase Mockingjay Part 1 tickets through Fandango in the first 24 hours you will also get a free movie download of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Plus, you will get a sweepstakes entry to win a trip to the world premiere of Mockingjay.

October 30-December 12: Even if you missed the one day only deal, you can still win! Purchase your tickets through Fandango and you will be entered to win a 2015 Mazda3.

Plus, through November 7 you can submit your artwork for a chance at having your design featured on one of Fandango’s Hunger Games Gift Cards!

Don’t forget that Mockingjay opens in movie theaters everywhere on November 21.

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Mockingjay Official Teaser Trailer

We’re getting our first look at “Mockingjay” finally! It’s become a thing to release “teaser trailers” about a minute long before the actual trailers are released. Today we got our first look at that teaser trailer for “Mockingjay Part 1.” A few different characters appear in the trailer including President Snow, Gale, President Alma Coin, […]

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Hunger Games: Catching Fire DVD to Be Released March 7

Hunger Games: Catching Fire is about to be released on DVD and Blu-Ray! Do you have your copy ordered yet? Amazon has 2 different options. The DVD comes with an UltraViolet Digital Copy for $15.99. The better deal is the DVD/Blu-ray Combo + UltraViolet Digital Copy for $19.99. Both come with their Pre-order Price Guarantee […]

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New Catching Fire TV Spot

A new set of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” scenes has been released. The first official television spot is approximately one minute long and features the song “Atlas” by Coldplay, which was written for the movie. The commercial shows Katniss, Gale, Peeta, Effie, Prim, President Snow, and more of the characters that we are expecting. […]

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Special Deal on Catching Fire Tickets

Tickets for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire are now on sale, and you can get a special deal when you buy them through Fandango. Tickets are available for showtimes starting at 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 21, as well as for special double feature screenings of “The Hunger Games” followed by “The Hunger Games: Catching […]

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New Catching Fire Official Trailer

With the arrival of Comic-Con we now have the Hunger Games: Catching Fire official trailer! It definitely sets up the storyline, including the facts that two victors from each district will be chosen for the next games, that Katniss is being targeted, and that Peeta is in love with her. The trailer is actually pretty […]

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