Details on the Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 release date, trailer & news are scarce, but leaks and spoilers (mostly taken from pages out of the book) still abound.
The first part of the Mockingjay installment is scheduled for a November release, but fans are in for an early treat with a treasure trove of Hunger Games goodies. The mockingjay’s four-note song comes to mind.
In a teaser campaign intended to build fan hype, Lionsgate launched a website of official leaks. Initial content includes an animated poster of the movie, first-peek photos, and a one-page sampling of the movie script.
Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 release date, trailer & news are also bled out bit-by-bit with an actual Q&A with the filmmakers. Fan questions were bordering on spoiler inquiries, but the answers revealed enough without giving too much away.
Some of the reveals of the movie include the opening, which immediately follows through on the trauma Katniss has gone through in previous installments. Director Francis Lawrence confirms the post-trauma of Katniss experience bubbles up at the beginning of Mockingjay.
Effie Trinket will also have a recurring presence throughout the series, in contrast to her downplayed character in the books. Elizabeth Banks will reprise the role.
Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 release date, trailer & news are limited to the leaks, fortunately from credible sources. Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death seriously affected decisions for his role, but Lawrence says CGI doubles are out of the question.
The scenes left for Hoffman to play doesn’t have to involve dialogue, and splices of footage are to be reintroduced. The director also rules out the need for doubles (
Lawrence only goes so far to accommodate fan questions, confirm rumors and leaks. As expected, the plot development and cues to the ending were left unsettled. More on Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 release date, trailer & news are expected to be revealed in the coming months.