Catching Fire: Francis Lawrence Offered Directing Gig

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After all the speculation, and a Movie Fanatic poll, it appears that Lionsgate is offering the job of director of Catching Fire to Francis Lawrence. The helmer of I Am Legend, Constantine and most recently Water for Elephants is an interesting choice. With his grasp of drama, romance and sci-fi… this could be a very good call for the franchise. Many have felt that Alfonso Cuaron was the best choice, but with so little time to get organized before filming begins this fall, looks like the studio had to bust a move.

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Quotes

I just wanted to say that I didn't know Thresh, I only spoke to him once. He could have killed me, but instead he showed me mercy. That's a debt I'll never be able to repay. I did know Rue. She wasn't just my ally, she was my friend. I see her in the flowers that grow in the meadow by my house. I hear her in the Mockingjay song. I see her in my sister Prim. She was too young, too gentle and I couldn't save her. I'm sorry.

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Caesar Flickerman: Peeta, the wedding, never to be?
Peeta Mellark: Actually, we got married in secret.
Caesar Flickerman: A secret wedding. Alright, do tell.
Peeta Mellark: We wanted our love to be eternal. You know, Katniss and I were luckier than most. I wouldn't have any regrets at all, if it weren't... if...
Caesar Flickerman: If it weren't... for what? What?
Peeta Mellark: If it weren't for the baby.

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As The Hunger Games concluded and Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) were set to go home to District 12, one would...

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