Here’s some great news for the UK as one of the biggest films of the year is set to have its world premiere right here on 10th November, concluding a massive global press tour.
Screen Daily revealed the details:
Lionsgate has unveiled release plans for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 in the UK, Asia and North America.
The film, the third in the global blockbuster Hunger Games film franchise, opens in theatres worldwide on Nov 21 and will hold its world premiere in London on Nov 10.
Beginning in Beijing, the cast including Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Sam Claflin, director Francis Lawrence and producers Nina Jacobson and Jon Kilik, will embark on a world press tour with stops in Seoul, London, New York and Los Angeles.
Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Natalie Dormer, Stanley Tucci and Donald Sutherland will join the delegation in London for the film’s UK world premiere in Leicester Square.
All of the cast will reconvene for the Los Angeles premiere, which will take place on Nov 17 at the Nokia Live Theater.
The first Hunger Games film generated nearly $700 million at the worldwide box office. The second film in the franchise, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, was the number one domestic film of 2013 and the 10th highest-grossing North American release of all time, grossing more than $860 million around the world and bringing the combined global box office of the first two films to over $1.5bn.
The Hunger Games: Mockingay Part 1 is directed by Francis Lawrence, and Peter Craig and Danny Strong adapted the screenplay based on Suzanne Collins’ series. The film stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Donald Sutherland,Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci, Jena Malone and Julianne Moore.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 will be released in cinemas 20th November 2014.
The worldwide phenomenon of The Hunger Games continues to set the world on fire with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, which finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in District 13 after she literally shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin (Julianne Moore) and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and a nation moved by her courage. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is directed by Francis Lawrence from a screenplay by Danny Strong and Peter Craig and produced by Nina Jacobson’s Color Force in tandem with producer Jon Kilik. The novel on which the film is based is the third in a trilogy written by Suzanne Collins that has over 65 million copies in print in the U.S. alone.