Gary Ross directed “The Hunger Games”. Now, Francis Lawrence is helming “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”. Reports are that Lawrence will also direct “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay”. Lawrence will direct both parts. Given  the schedule, with all three of the remaining films hitting theaters year after year, it makes sense. I’m not convinced Lawrence can handle it though. “I Am Legend” was OK. Anyways, the series stars Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss, Liam Hemsworth as Gale, Josh Hutcherson as Peeta and a host of others.

Lukas Eggen can be reached at eggen.lukas@gmail.com.

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