Mockingjay - Part 1

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‘Mockingjay – Part 1′ synopsis released

March 5, 2014
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The official synopsis for the first Mockingjay film adaptation, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, has been released! Read it below:

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 Commander 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.

Thanks to HG Girl on Fire for the tip!

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  • MK

    Cool!

  • Paige

    Nice wording, although still no help in letting us know where the split is going to be.

    • Andy

      It kinda does, To me at least. It sort of implies the whole drive of the film is Katniss saving Peeta

      • Paige

        Good point. I think I also read somewhere else the directior saying the first movie focusing on “saving Peeta” so it pretty much speels out where the big momnent would probably be where they cut it.

  • Fred Guevara

    So the main plot for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 will be of Katniss trying to save Peeta.

    • Kimmy West

      Agreed!

  • Amanda Joseph

    I have a feeling they are going to stop the movie right when they find wherever Peeta is..!!! It’s gonna annoy me to death if that’s where it will stop…

    • TheDivaCountess .

      I believe the split will come when they recover Peeta and find out he has been tracker jacked when he tries to kill Katniss.

  • Ron

    Mockingjay part 1: Katniss saving Peeta …. Part 2: Trying to defeat the capitol¿? sounds good to me. Cant wait to see that split.

  • saffron

    I think they’re gona stop the film just when peeta strangles katniss!

    • Kris Broyles

      Goodness. I hope no one who hasn’t read the book sees this comment. Spoiler alert anyone??? Lol but yeah, I think you’re probably right. And I’m really going to hate that lol.

  • Loma

    So excited for the movie. Long way to go tho :(

  • Taylor A.

    I am sooooooooooo excited to see the first part, but I also want to know when the split is going to be.

  • GlenR

    Part 1 ends with Peeta trying to strangle Katniss.

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