The highly anticipated second part of the The Hunger Games
, Catching Fire
, opens nationwide tonight in theaters. In preparation here is the official synopsis and some official trailers for the film. Stay tuned to SciFi Vision for a full review coming soon.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
begins as Katniss Everdeen has returned home safely after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victors’ Tour" of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) - a competition that could change Panem forever.The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
is directed by Francis Lawrence, from a screenplay by Simon Beaufoy and Michael deBruyn, based upon the novel “Catching Fire” by Suzanne Collins and produced by Nina Jacobson and Jon Kilik. The novel is the second in a trilogy that has over 50 million copies in print in the U.S. alone. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
opens on November 22, 2013. Lionsgate presents a Color Force/Lionsgate production.