| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:55 AM
"The Hunger Games" is getting the royal treatment.
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Lorde will write the first single for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1" and hand-pick the artists for the soundtrack, Lionsgate announced Thursday.
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Romance and rebellion: "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1" is coming.
The action film franchise starring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen is based on the bestselling, young adult series by Suzanne Collins. But while there were three books --...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Jennifer Lawrence is saying a lot about those nude photos of her that were stolen, but she's not saying she's sorry.
And that, friends, is why she didn't blast out a statement right after the pictures were posted online Aug. 30: Everything she wrote...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Like its protagonist — a boy who wakes up trapped in a giant, ever-shifting labyrinth guarded by biomechanical predators — the young-adult adventure "The Maze Runner" will try to navigate a series of imposing obstacles this weekend: a down...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Adaptations of young-adult books proved their might again at the box office this weekend as “The Maze Runner” sped past other new movie releases.
Despite somewhat slow sales for its Thursday night and Friday matinee shows, “The Maze...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:48 PM
The 2014 Teen Choice Awards, celebrating the year’s achievements in film, TV, music, fashion and sports on the millennial generation’s list, are just around the corner.
Movie-wise, the hottest things include action comedy “22 Jump...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Some of music supervision's leading lights visited Variety recently to talk shop. Participants included Guild of Music Supervisors president Maureen Crowe ("Chicago," "The Bodyguard"); Anton Monsted, senior VP of Fox Music, who helped craft Baz Luhrmann's...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Universal Pictures' new biopic "Get on Up" about the influential performer James Brown has a clear target audience: fans of the Godfather of Soul.
But the studio ran into the problem of how to broaden the audience and lure younger people with more...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Post-production sound company Formosa Group will re-open the recently shuttered facilities of Pacific Ocean Post in Santa Monica, once a fixture of the Westside's thriving post-production scene of the '80s and '90s.
Formosa, a West Hollywood-based...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 11:51 AM
The games are over — it's time for war.
Such is the grim state of affairs in the newly released full trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1," the opening installment of the two-part finale to the blockbuster franchise, which...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 11:07 AM
The trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1" arrived on the Internet on Tuesday. Watch it if you haven't yet -- and if you have, don't worry, you can watch it again.
The film is the adaptation of the last book in Suzanne Collins'...