While many fans rightly expect the upcoming “Catching Fire” movie sequel to be just as successful and excellently made as the first “The Hunger Games” film, Fans Share reported this Tuesday, Feb. 5, that both readers and moviegoers can also expect some “real differences” as well in the adaptations. Although “Catching Fire” will remain for the most part true to Suzanne Collins’ novel just as its predecessor was, actor Toby Jones has revealed that a new director, cast, and different characters are set to change up the Third Quarter Quell quite a bit. Jennifer Lawrence also revealed via Access Hollywood today that she will be flying back to Hawaii after the Oscars to resume filming.
With acclaimed director Francis Lawrence now at the helm of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” movie, fans are in good hands for the sequel, if also in for a bit different filming style. Toby Jones recently opened this week on those differences on-screen, and how it has affected the cast and the way the adaptation will appear in theaters this November.
“They want it to vary from the first, but the [film team] doesn’t want to make a complete departure from [‘The Hunger Games’]. They’ve got a very different way of dramatizing the actual games in ‘Catching Fire,' though."
Whatever they have in store for Katniss and Peeta in these newly dramatized games, we fans can rest assured they’ll be ready. Jennifer Lawrence also revealed last week that while filming was expected to be completed in Dec. of 2012, she and some other cast members will return to Hawaii before the end of March to complete some final scenes. Lawrence clarified her statement this week, confirming she'd be back to Hawaii soon after the Oscars to finish filming after she fell ill last month.
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