‘Hunger Games’ Prequels In Works After ‘Mockingjay Part 2’ Success At Box Office!
The second part in the “Hunger Games” Mockingjay series released earlier this month and the film exploded at the box-office. Considering the success of the all the feature films in the series, there are reports that the production will think of working on the prequel to the series.
The “Hunger Game” franchise is a dystopian science fiction adventure films based on the novel of the same name by Suzanne Collins. The first part in the series was released in 2012 and earned $694.4 million at the worldwide box-office. The second part, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” was released in 2013 and earned $865 million at the box-office.
The third and the last part in the franchise, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1” was released last year and earned $755.4 million. Part – 2 in the series released earlier this month and according to The Guardian, the film earned a whopping $198.3 million in North America in just two weeks and there are predictions that the film will break it’s earlier box-office records.
According to Yibada, the director of the “Mockingay Part-2,” Franchis Lawrence said expressed the possibility of a prequel given the success all the four films has garnered. Franchise also praised the performance of 25-year-old Jennifer Lawrence who played the role of Katniss Everdeen throughout the whole “Hunger Games” franchise.
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, the director was quoted, “The interesting part of the story for me is to go back 75 years earlier and see how everything became the way it is.”
Franchis also said that if the author of the series gets some inspiration and thinks to pen down the story of Panem and Dark Days or any other character then it would be great.
Franchis and Jennifer Lawrence, who collaborated in three of the films in the franchise are again going to team up for “The Dive.”
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