Millions of people all around the world are anxiously waiting for Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 to hit their local theater. As the studio readies the release of the film, the cast will are set to premiere the film across the UK, Asia and North America.
The film, the third in the global blockbuster Hunger Games film franchise, opens in theaters worldwide on November 21, 2014 held its world premiere in London, England on November 10th.
The entire cast will join together for the Los Angeles premiere, which will take place on November 17th 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 #1 domestic film of 2013 and the 10th highest-grossing North American release of all time, grossing over $860 million around the world and bringing the combined global box office of the first two films to over $1.5 billion.
In the latest installment, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) finds herself in District 13 after escaping the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin (Julianne Moore) and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss 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 Peter Craig and Danny Strong, from an adaptation by Suzanne Collins 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.