Part of what makes The Hunger Games so fascinating is that it has been able to capture the world by storm through its stories about love, friendship, and political allegory. There are also some pretty thrilling action sequences that make for an exciting read. So now these trilogy of books have been transformed into film. Directed by Francis Lawrence, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is part two of The Hunger Games trilogy, which finds Katniss Everdeen’s (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mallark (Josh Hutcherson) forecd to participate in 75th Hunger Games or the Third Quarter Quell, a special kind of game which gathers from a pool of previous winners from all the districts into one game. Think of it as a Hall Of Fame game. The two will have to contend with previous victors like Finnick Odnair (Sam Caflin) and Johanna Mason (Jena Malone),who have the brawns to overpower and kill; and older and less imposing winners like Beetee (Jeffery Wright) and Wiress (Amanda Plummer) who use their brains to take out the enemy.
While the press day could have been just another day at the office, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire press conference proved to be anything but. There were a lot of things that were said during the film’s press conference, but these are the top ten things that we learned about The Hunger Games: Catching Fire during the press event. [Read more...]