Francis Lawrence Will Continue to Direct Mockingjay Part 1 and 2

Lionsgate has released an official statement confirming that Francis Lawrence will continue to direct the rest of the films of The Hunger Games franchise apart from Catching Fire. So, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1” and “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” will depend on Francis Lawrence’s hands. Here’s a screenshot from Lionsgate News’ tweet.

Mockingjay Films to be Shoot Back to Back to Save Cost According to Lionsgate

A recent article from LA Times has reported that Lionsgate plans to shoot Mockingjay Part 1 and Part 2 back to back to save cost. It was also reported that Lionsgate’s profit might be lesser than the first Hunger Games because making Catching Fire is more expensive. According to the report: Lions Gate expects to…