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The Hunger Games movie rights have been acquired da Lionsgate per their announcement on March 18, 2009. The Hunger Games is the first book in a trilogy da autore Suzanne Collins, who will also be adapting the screenplay.link
The Hunger Games movie is based on Suzanne Collin's best-selling young adult novel of the same name.
The story takes place in a post-apocalyptic America that has been divided into 12 districts and is run da the Capitol. Each anno the Capitol holds a survival game called the Hunger Games. Each of the 12 districts must choose a teenage boy and girl to fight to the death - and there can be only one winner.
Lionsgate President of Motion Picture Production, Alli Shearmur, stated:
"The Hunger Games is an incredible property and it is a thrill to bring it home to Lionsgate. This is exactly the kind of movie I came to Lionsgate to make: youthful, exciting, smart and edgy. We are looking inoltrare, avanti to working with Nina and Suzanne to create a movie that satisfies audiences' hunger for high-quality entertainment" link
Producer Nina Jacobson said:
"I am thrilled to have Lionsgate as a partner in 'The Hunger Games.' The suspense of 'The Hunger Games' is heightened da its spirit of moral inquiry, and Suzanne has entrusted Lionsgate and me to bring that moral perspective to the adaptation - a charge we fully intend to honor." link