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Francis Lawrence Says Jennifer Lawrence Is An Instinctual Actor

Francis Lawrence has described Jennifer Lawrence as an ''instinctual actor''.The 46-year-old filmmaker has collaborated with the actress on a number of movies including three of the 'Hunger Games' films as well as the new spy...

Jennifer Lawrence Got Nervous Going Nude In Red Sparrow

Jennifer Lawrence admits it was ''really scary'' to shoot a fully nude scene in her new film 'Red Sparrow'.The 27-year-old actress stars as Russian prima ballerina-turned-spy Dominika Egorova in the new movie by Francis Lawrence...

Red Sparrow Star Joel Edgerton Has Always Been A Spy Fan

Joel Edgerton has been a fan of the spy genre since he was a kid.The 43-year-old actor stars CIA agent Nate Nash in new movie 'Red Sparrow' alongside Jennifer Lawrence, and admitted when he was...

Francis Lawrence Never Wants To Make A I Am Legend Sequel

Francis Lawrence never planned to make an 'I Am Legend' sequel.The 46-year-old filmmaker helmed the zombie apocalypse 2007 movie which starred Will Smith and although Warner Brothers Studios were keen to make a sequel, Lawrence...

'The Hunger Games' Director And Stars Defend 'Mockingjay Part 2'S' Violence

The final instalment of The Hunger Games franchise, Mockingjay Part 2 is said to be the saga’s most violent film yet, with scenes showing the bombing of young children and a public execution. But director...

Homer's 'Odyssey' Adaptation: 6 Actors Who Would Be Perfect As Odysseus

Homer's Odyssey finally has the epic (pun more definitely intended) directing, writing and producing team it deserves. Fresh from working on The Hunger Games trilogy, Francis Lawrence is set to direct, Peter Craig to write...

Jennifer Lawrence To Star In The Dive

Jennifer Lawrence is set to star in 'The Dive'.The Oscar-winning actress is attached to the James Cameron developed project based on the true story of married free divers Francisco 'Pipin' Ferraras and Audrey Mestre.Cameron had...

'Mockingjay Part 1' Offers Elizabeth Banks A Character Reinvention

As 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' continues to dominate the American box office and build anticipation to next year's concluding chapter, one member of the ensemble is emerging as a scene-stealer. Elizabeth Banks' character...

Cgi Wasn't Used For Philip Seymour Hoffman In Hunger Games

Francis Lawrence thinks using CGI to increase the presence of Philip Seymour Hoffman in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' would have been ''catastrophic.''The acclaimed actor passed away in February at the age of...

Francis Lawrence: 'No Cgi To Complete Hoffman's Hunger Games Scenes'

Director Francis Lawrence has decided against using computer-generated imagery (Cgi) to complete Philip Seymour Hoffman's scenes in The Hunger Games sequels following his death in February (14).The Capote actor died from a drug overdose after...

The Hunger Games Cast Pay Tribute To Philip Seymour Hoffman

'The Hunger Games' cast and crew have paid tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman. The actor was said to be just seven days away from wrapping filming on the final part of the sci-fi film when...

Thanksgiving Box Office: 'Hunger Games' Remains King While 'Frozen' Makes Solid Start

It was a familiar sight at the top of the box office this weekend, with Hunger Games: Catching Fire dominating proceedings at the summit, while Frozen – a newcomer for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend –...

Why Do The Critics Think 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Is The Best Film Ever?

If the first Hunger Games movie surprised everyone with its seamless transition from page to screen, The Hunger Games Catching Fire has all but astounded. With 97% on Rotten Tomatoes, Francis Lawrence has taken the...

Hunger Games Cast Assembles In Rome As Suzanne Collins Confirms No More Books [Pictures]

As The Hunger Games: Catching Fire premieres across the world, the sequel to the 2012 adaptation of Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games looks set to outperform its predecessor at the box office.They spent how much...

The Hunger Games Catches Fire, Leaving Fans Positively Starving For More [Pictures]

It’s difficult to pinpoint where The Hunger Games got it so perfectly right. Could it be the inspired choice of Jennifer Lawrence to become the face of Katniss, or is it simply the sheer popularity...

Jennifer Lawrence Disapproves Of Miley Cyrus' Wild Antics

Jennifer Lawrence finds Miley Cyrus' raunchy performances ''disgusting''.The 23-year-old actress is less than impressed with her fellow starlet's controversial antics, including her overly-sexual twerking at the MTV Europe Music Awards on Sunday (10.11.13) before lighting...

Julianne Moore Joins The Hunger Games: Mockingjay

Julianne Moore has joined 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay'.The 52-year-old actress - known for playing Emily Weaver in 'Crazy, Stupid Love' - will star alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth after landing the...

Stef Dawson Cast In Hunger Games: Mockingjay

Australian actress Stef Dawson has been cast in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay'.The little-known actress will play Annie Cresta in both part one and two of Francis Lawrence's 'Mockingjay' films, which will be released in November...

Natalie Dormer Joins Hunger Games

Natalie Dormer has been cast in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay'.The 'Game of Thrones' actress will play Cressida in the final instalments of the fantasy franchise, which will see Suzanne Collins' novel of the same name...

Jennifer Lawrence's Humour And 'Catching Fire' Trailer Impresses Fans At Comic-con

The Hunger Games Comic-Con 2013 panel was a huge success. Six of the upcoming sequel Catching Fire's actors sat on the panel. These included: Jennifer Lawrence (Katniss Everdeen); Josh Hutcherson (Peeta); Jeffrey Wright (Beetee); Lenny...

Woody Harrelson Hopes Hunger Games 2 Is Good

Woody Harrelson hopes 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' is as good as the first film.The actor - who plays Haymitch Abernathy, adviser to Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss Everdeen, in the franchise - feels that Hollywood sequels...

Katniss Is Enemy No.1 In The Hunger Games: Catching Fire [Trailer & Pictures]

Katniss Is Enemy No.1 In Hunger Games: Catching FireThe first full trailer for the Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire has been released, debuting at the MTV Movie awards on Sunday (April 14, 2013). Recent Oscar-winner...

Coen Brothers To Rewrite Angelina Jolie's Unbroken Script

The Coen brothers are rewriting Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken' script.The iconic filmmakers have signed on to update the draft screenplay of the Hollywood actress' new project, based on Laura Hillenbrand's best-selling novel, 'Unbroken: A World War...

Toby Jones Praises The Hunger Games' New Director

Toby Jones believes 'The Hunger Games' will benefit from a new director.The actor - who plays commentator Claudius Templesmith in the franchise - says that 'Catching Fire' director Francis Lawrence, who replaces Gary Ross, will...

Jennifer Lawrence: Catching Fire And Why She's The Best Woman In Hollywood

There are few ways left to refer to Jennifer Lawrence as awesome in any kind of new or original manner. Everyone loves her; critics, audiences and awards boards alike. Star of both The Hunger Games...

The Hunger Games Arena To Be Shot In Imax

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' arena will be filmed in IMAX.Josh Hutcherson - who plays Peeta Mellark in the sequel to this year's smash hit 'Hunger Games' - has revealed scenes taking place in the...

Hunger Games Director Signs On For Third Film

Francis Lawrence, the man behind the camera for theHunger Games sequel Catching Fire,has signed on the direct the next two films in the series – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2.Lawrence, whose previous...

Francis Lawrence To Direct The Hunger Games: Mockingjay

Francis Lawrence is to direct the final instalments of 'The Hunger Games' movies.The filmmaker - who is already helming the second motion picture in the series, 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' - will carry on...

Francis Lawrence Confirmed For Final Hunger Games Films

Moviemaker Francis Lawrence will wrap up THE HUNGER GAMES 'trilogy' after signing up to take charge of both Mockingjay films.The I Am Legend director jumped to direct Catching Fire, the second film in the franchise,...

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