Lionsgate has released the first two TV spots for The Hunger Games, which makes its highly-anticipated debut in theaters nationwide March 23. Click on the video players below to watch these new commercials for the Suzanne Collins adaptation. Read on below the videos for news about The Hunger Games' upcoming nationwide mall tour.
Talent from The Hunger Games will be embarking on a national tour to meet press and fans March 3rd - 10th, 2012. The tour, sponsored by the Microsoft Store, China Glaze, and h2O Spring Water will include stops in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Seattle, Phoenix, Dallas, Miami, Chicago, and Minneapolis.
Each stop will include a Q&A event where fans will have a chance to ask questions of their favorite cast members and participate in fun giveaways such as a chance to win a limited-edition Hunger Games HP Folio PC from the Microsoft Store or additional Hunger Games gear. Talent will be available for select press opportunities the morning of each tour stop. To request information regarding any of the tour stops, see media contacts below.
Saturday, March 3rd - LOS ANGELES
Fan event at the Westfield Century City
For media inquiries, contact: Chris Regan 323-645-6800 / [email protected]
Tuesday, March 6th - ATLANTA
Fan event at JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead
For media inquiries, contact: Shelly Williams 404-975-4203 / [email protected]
Wednesday, March 7th - PHOENIX AND CHICAGO
Fan event at the Scottsdale Fashion Square
For media inquiries, contact: Aaron Marion 602-544-5710 / [email protected]
Fan event at the Westfield Fox Valley
For media inquiries, contact: Amanda Vallejo 312-376-8572 / [email protected]
Thursday, March 8th - MIAMI AND DALLAS
Fan event at the Westfield Broward
For media inquiries, contact: Aprile Kimble 954-200-8011 / [email protected]
Fan event at Galleria Dallas
For media inquiries, contact: Chet Whitmore 972-957-3154 / [email protected]
Friday, March 9th - MINNEAPOLIS
Fan event at the Mall Of America
For media inquiries, contact: Maggie Henjum 612-436-7414 / [email protected]
Saturday, March 10th - SEATTLE
Fan event at the University Village
For media inquiries, contact: Arleigh Nish 206-204-5852 / [email protected]
About The Hunger Games
Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the evil Capitol of the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. A twisted punishment for a past uprising and an ongoing government intimidation tactic, The Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which "Tributes" must fight with one another until one survivor remains.
Pitted against highly-trained Tributes who have prepared for these Games their entire lives, Katniss is forced to rely upon her sharp instincts as well as the mentorship of drunken former victor Haymitch Abernathy. If she's ever to return home to District 12, Katniss must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.
The Hunger Games is directed by Gary Ross, and produced by Nina Jacobson's Color Force in tandem with producer Jon Kilik. Suzanne Collins' best-selling novel, the first in a trilogy published by Scholastic that has over 23.5 million copies in print in the United States alone, has developed a massive global following.
Lionsgate will release The Hunger Games on March 23, 2012.
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