The worldwide phenomenon of The Hunger Games continues to set the world on fire with “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1,” which finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in District 13 after she literally shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin (Julianne Moore) and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she 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.
Lionsgate presents, a Color Force / Lionsgate production.
Cast (Character): Jennifer Lawrence (Katniss Everdeen), Josh Hutcherson (Peeta Mellark), Liam Hemsworth (Gale Hawthorne), Woody Harrelson (Haymitch Abernathy), Elizabeth Banks (Effie Trinket), Julianne Moore (President Coin), Philip Seymour Hoffman (Plutarch Heavensbee), Jeffrey Wright (Beetee), Willow Shields (Primrose Everdeen), Sam Claflin (Finnick Odair), Jena Malone (Johanna Mason), Mahershala Ali (Boggs), Natalie Dormer (Cressida), Wes Chatham (Castor), Elden Henson (Pollux), Evan Ross (Messalla), with Stanley Tucci (Caesar Flickerman), and Donald Sutherland (President Snow)
Directed by: Francis Lawrence
Screenplay by: Peter Craig and Danny Strong
Adaptation by: Suzanne Collins
Based upon the novel “Mockingjay” by: Suzanne Collins
Produced by: Nina Jacobson, p.g.a.; Jon Kilik, p.g.a.
Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images and thematic material