Philip Seymour Hoffman's tragic death occurred while he was nearing the end of his work on the two-part 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' movies, and while he only had seven days of filming left, those days included at least one key scene. We initially thought that these final scenes would be rewritten to exclude the character of Plutarch Heavensbee, but according to the NY Post, the filmmakers are planning to recreate the late actor with special effects to keep his presence intact.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay
It might seem a little early to release a movie poster for a movie that is 11 months away, but when that movie is the sequel to 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' - the biggest movie of 2013 - it can't come soon enough for fans. So, what are you waiting for? Check out the first poster for 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' below!
The “Girl On Fire” set the box office ablaze over the weekend as the Jennifer Lawrence-led ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ burned up and estimated $161 million in domestic ticket sales. It surpassed the opening-weekend number for the original ‘Hunger Games’ film, but fell a bit short of the ‘Iron Man 3’ opening number, which still stands as the highest opening of 2013.
The future of the ‘Hunger Games’ series isn’t in doubt. Long before ‘Catching Fire’ opened, Lionsgate already set the wheels in motion for an adaptation of ‘Mockingjay,’ the third and final book in Suzanne Collins’ YA literary series. And since large chunks of filming on ‘Mockingjay’ have been completed, we know a good deal about the upcoming sequel. Such as …
Jennifer Lawrence has a busy schedule. 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' hasn't even hit theaters yet, and she's already busy filming the third installment, 'Mockingjay, Part 1,' in Atlanta and will presumably go right into production on 'Part 2' shortly after. Photos from the set have already leaked out, so take your first glimpse at the third chapter in the film series.
When she's not trying to manipulate her bastard fiancee, King Joffrey, or stay out of Cersei's way, 'Game of Thrones' actress Natalie Dormer (aka Margaery Tyrell) is busy landing big-screen gigs. The latest additions to her resume are biggies -- 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' and 'Part 2.'