The first teaser trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 has been released. The teaser sees President Snow addressing the Districts’ in a propaganda film featuring himself and Peeta clad in white suits, speaking of how the Capitol and the Districts are one being, Districts feeding the capitol and in return the Capitol protects the Districts’.
The final book in The Hunger Games trilogy has been split into two films. Part 1 will be landing in cinemas this November and Part 2 will be launched next year.
**[Catching Fire Spoiler alert]**After being lifted out of the Hunger Games by the rebellion, Mockingjay sees Katniss become ‘the Mockingjay’, the poster child for the Districts’ rebellion against the Capitol. **[/Spoiler]**
Philip Seymour Hoffman, who plays Plutarch Heavensbee, sadly passed away in February this year. Lionsgate have confirmed that he had finished filming his parts in Mockingjay Part 1.
Lionsgate also released a statement to say that due to most of Hoffman’s scenes being completed for Part 2, the release date won’t be affected. Later they announced that Hoffman will be digitally recreated for a key scene he still had left to shoot when he died. Some of his remaining dialogue was rewritten and given to other characters.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 will arrive in UK cinemas in November.