After an amazing display in London, a few cast favorites and production leads attended the U.S. premiere of ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt. 1’ this week. Among those in attendance were Natalie Dormer, Julianne Moore, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Elizabeth Banks and Jena Malone. The cast members are still on just first leg of their world-tour to promote the film, which includes stops here in the United States, parts of Asia and Europe.
The film releases next week, expected to dominate the box-office for most of November as audiences flock to what will be part one of the two-part series that closes out the Hunger Games franchise.
You can catch a few quick interviews with the popular stars from the red-carpet below. All of the cast, including Katniss herself Jennifer Lawrence, looked amazing for the premiere. You can see the full gallery from the night on our Facebook page at: facebook.com/theslanted. The soundtrack to the Hunger Games, curated by Lorde, has also been a terrific success. The soundtrack released to number one its genre on launch, featuring artists like Lorde herself, Ariana Grande and other billboard-crushing artists that are sure to be an instant hit with fans around the world.
The film itself was directed by Francis Lawrence, working off a screenplay written by Danny Strong. The series is of course based on the best-selling novel written by Suzanne Collins.
The Hunger Games Mockingjay will release on November 21, 2014.