Jennifer Lawrence returns as Katniss Everdeen. But instead of participating in the deadly games, she’s now the face and leader of the rebels that are fighting against corrupt government The Capitol. Directed by Francis Lawrence, Mockingjay is an adaptation of the first half of Suzanne Collins’ third book. It also stars Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Sam Claflin, Elizabeth Banks, Jena Malone, Julianne Moore, Donald Sutherland and the late Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Here’s the official synopsis for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1:
The worldwide phenomenon of The Hunger Games continues to set the world on fire with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, which finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in District 13 after she literally shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin (Julianne Moore) and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and a nation moved by her courage. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is directed by Francis Lawrence from a screenplay by Danny Strong and Peter Craig and produced by Nina Jacobson’s Color Force in tandem with producer Jon Kilik. The novel on which the film is based is the third in a trilogy written by Suzanne Collins that has over 65 million copies in print in the U.S. alone.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 opens in theaters on 20 November.
The final installment, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2, will hit theatres one year later, on 19 November 2015.