The executives and filmmakers behind the movie adaptation of The Hunger Games are currently busy devouring bucketfuls of beluga caviar, wiping their mouths with $100 bills, and exercising by swimming through bins filled with all the currency that flowed in from movie theaters last weekend. One would imagine that — between swims — they’re also in the midst of a heated debate regarding the Hunger Games sequels. “Should Catching Fire be split into a trilogy?” asks producer Nina Jacobson. “I got a better idea,” replies director Gary Ross. “Why don’t we do a trilogy, but then make it a five-part trilogy, like Douglas Adams and Robert Caro?” “Love your thinking, Gare-bear!” says Lionsgate co-chairman Jon Feltheimer, “but the big question is: Should we make Mockingjay into five movies…or five movies and a prequel and a reboot?” It’s fun making movies.
Soon, though, the filmmakers will be faced with an even bigger question: Who is going to star in the 20 Hunger Games sequels? READ FULL STORY