Monday, January 16, 2012

CONFIRMED: Simon Beaufoy Writing Catching Fire Script, and Gary Ross Directing!

 Lionsgate's "Hunger Games" franchise is moving full steam ahead. While the first film in the planned trilogy won't hit theaters until March 23, work has already begun on its sequel, TheWrap has confirmed.

Simon Beaufoy ("Slumdog Millionaire," "127 Hours") is writing the script for "Catching Fire." Gary Ross, who directed "Hunger Games," will also direct the sequel and is supervising the writing of the script.