With 100 days and counting until the November 22 worldwide launch of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the second installment of Lionsgate’s (NYSE: LGF) global blockbuster Hunger Games franchise, the company announced today that it will host a Catching Fire world premiere in London on November 11.
Catching Fire will open day-and-date with its domestic release in nearly every major international territory.
The first Hunger Games film (pictured above) was the 13th highest-grossing North American release of all time on its way to generating nearly $700 million at the worldwide box office, according to Lionsgate.[ Also Visit: Robojit and the Sand Planet – Global Entertainment Project ]
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire stars Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence alongside Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone and Jeffrey Wright, with Stanley Tucci and Donald Sutherland.
The film is directed by Francis Lawrence, from a screenplay by Simon Beaufoy and Michael DeBruyn, based upon the novel “Catching Fire” by Suzanne Collins and produced by Nina Jacobson and Jon Kilik.
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