“The Hunger Games” trilogy has become one of the most successful book franchises of all-time, and the first movie adaptation was equally successful.
Later this year the sequel, “Catching Fire,” hits theaters, and judging by the first look at the new movie, it will be just as dark and violent as the first.
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Unfamiliar with The Hunger Games? Here’s the synopsis:
Filled with action, danger, mystery, violence, sci-fi, and just about anything else you can dream up, the story follows 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives in the post-apocalyptic nation where the countries of North America once existed. The Capitol, a highly advanced metropolis, exercises political control over the rest of the nation. The Hunger Games are an annual event in which one boy and one girl aged 12–18 from each of the twelve districts surrounding the Capitol are selected by lottery to compete in a televised battle to the death.