March 23, 2017

Tag Archives: Young adult novels

The immorality of The Hunger Games

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: The Hunger Games, as it exists as a film, is caught between two worlds. One on hand, it wants to be a dramatic thriller about a totalitarian regime that picks children at random and forces them to fight each other to the death for the entertainment[...]

“The Hunger Games” grossed over $19.7 million in midnight shows

“The Hunger Games” is out of the gate to a record-breaking start. According to studio estimates grossed around $19.7 million in midnight shows. These numbers represents the highest midnight gross for a non-sequel in history. “The Hunger Games” will open to the general public in more than 3,000 theaters on March[...]

‘The Hunger Games’ Premiere: Red Carpet Photos

HollywoodNews.com: Stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth celebrate the premiere of the first of four planned films based on the trilogy of best-selling novels by Suzanne Collins. “The Hunger Games” will open to the general public in more than 3,000 theaters on March 23, and is on its[...]

“The Hunger Games” tickets going on sale Wednesday

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Easily one of the most anticipated movies of the spring season has to be Gary Ross’s “The Hunger Games,” an adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ bestselling novel that stars Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss, a dirt-poor teen in a futuristic society who volunteers for a hunt-and-kill survival contest in[...]

Taylor Swift to be part of team to Create the Companion Album for THE HUNGER GAMES

HollywoodNews.com:Big Machine Records recording artist Taylor Swift, a four-time Grammy® Award Winner, including the 2009 Grammy® for Album of the Year, collaborated with the Civil Wars and Burnett to write and perform the lead single Safe and Sound, which was launched on iTunes on December 23rd. The song,[...]

Jennifer Lawrence: “Hunger Games is not Twilight!”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: For those who’ve read the book, it kind of goes without saying. And yet, Jennifer Lawrence still feels the need to say it. “‘Hunger Games’ is not ‘Twilight,’” the Oscar nominee told Vanity Fair magazine about her upcoming science-fiction franchise, which will be in theaters in March.[...]

Lionsgate grabs the “Chaos Walking” trilogy

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: As studios continue snatching up literary series in hopes of finding the next “Twilight” or “Harry Potter” franchise, Lionsgate announces that it has acquired the YA trilogy “Chaos Walking” for adaptation, and will begin with the opening book, “The Knife of Never Letting Go.” Much like “The Hunger[...]

Anne Hathaway Photos: Hollywood Movie Photo Gallery of the Day Aug 8, 2011

HollywoodNews.com: Our selected celebrity to be included in our “Hollywood Movie Photo Gallery of the Day” is Anne Hathaway. Anne Jacqueline Hathaway (born November 12, 1982) is an American actress. After several stage roles, she appeared in the 1999 television series Get Real. She played Mia Thermopolis in The Princess Diaries[...]

“Hunger Games” adds Hutcherson, Hemsworth

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Josh Hutcherson let it slip while talking to press at the South By Southwest Film Festival. He was in Austin promoting a horror-comedy hybrid called “Detention,” but he joked that he’d love to join “The Hunger Games,” the planned adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ best-selling books. Today, no one[...]

‘Pretty Little Liars’ star on her character’s changes

HollywoodNews.com: ‘Pretty Little Liars’ star Shay Mitchell has had to deal with a lot of changes in regard to her character, Emily. Emily finally dealt with her sexuality this season and it helped her to grow, states E! News. “I think it was important for the writers to put [bullying] in[...]
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