'The Hunger Games' Hits Blu-Ray/DVD On August 18th
Reported by Outsiders - 11:36 AM 2012.05.23
The next installment of The Hunger Games won't be out until November of 2013 with Catching Fire. But to crave your hunger for more, we have gained some information from EW that the first film based on Suzanne Collins’ best-selling novel trilogy hits Blu-ray, DVD, and digital download at 12:01 A.M. on August 18th.
The Blu-ray and DVD will become available for pre-order on Friday, May 25th and the two-disc set will include over three hours of unreleased material, with features that provide insight into how the film was made, interviews with the cast and crew, and details about some of the story lines that differed from the book -- like President Snow's character (Donald Sutherland) and the role of the game maker (Wes Bentley). An eight-part documentary entitled The World is Watching: Making of The Hunger Games delves into the behind-the-scenes aspect of creating the film. The extras also include the full-length "Propaganda Film" shown during the Reaping.
Check out a premiere of the countdown trailer for Friday, May 25th by clicking here.
The Hunger Games -- starring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss and Josh Hutcherson as Peeta, alongside a cast of other major stars including Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks and Lenny Kravitz. The next installment in the series, Catching Fire, will be directed by Francis Lawrence and is due in November 2013.