‘The Hunger Games’ Stage Show Is Coming in 2016
May the odds be ever in their favor: 'The Hunger Games' is being adapted for the stage!
With the release of 'Mockingjay Part 1' just a few weeks away (c'mon, Nov. 21!), Lionsgate has announced that the insanely successful franchise will become a live stage show in 2016.
The studio is partnering with Imagine Nation and Triangular Entertainment to bring Panem to the London stage at an arena being specially built for the show. It will be next to London's famed Wembely Stadium.
“[Producer] Robin de Levita and the entire production team are the perfect partners for extending ‘The Hunger Games’ franchise into a live theatrical experience,” Lionsgate Chief Marketing Officer Tim Palen said about the highly-anticipated show (quotes via Variety). “Their creative genius, combined with world-class production values and state-of-the-art technology will provide a uniquely immersive experience for fans around the world.”
De Levita is equally as excited to bring the show to the London stage.
“I’m thrilled to be partnering with an innovative next generation studio like Lionsgate on a property that resonates so deeply with global audiences,” he announced. “The theater is a fantastic medium to bring the many meaningful layers of Suzanne Collins’ writing to life.”
Needless to say, we can't wait either. Roundtrip tickets to London, please!
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