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Warner Bros. and RatPac team up for 'The Goldfinch'

28 July 2014 4:55 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Warner Bros. has acquired the feature film rights to Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winner The Goldfinch, with Brett Ratner’s RatPac Entertainment and Nina Jacobson’s Color Force set to produce the adaptation, EW confirmed Monday.

The Goldfinch tells the story of Theo Decker, whose mother is killed in the bombing of a New York museum. Abandoned by his father, Decker is taken in by a wealthy family. The epic, post-traumatic tale reveals the nearly two-decade aftermath of those events, anchored by Decker’s attachment to the piece of art (Dutch master Carel Fabritius’ “The Goldfinch”) he walked out of »

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Warner Bros. Closes Deal for Bestseller ‘The Goldfinch’

28 July 2014 3:45 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Warner Bros. and Brett Ratner’s RatPac Entertainment have closed a movie rights deal to Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Goldfinch.”

Ratner has come on board as a producer, joining with “The Hunger Games” producer Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson through their Color Force banner. RatPac’s James Packer will exec produce.

The deal has been in the works for several weeks. The book was published last fall and has been on the New York Times bestseller list for 39 weeks.

The story, which takes place over two decades, follows a 13-year-old boy who loses his mother in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He survives the explosion, steals the Carel Fabritius painting the Goldfinch, gets taken in by an Upper East Side family and eventually reunites with his father, an alcoholic gambling addict who takes him to Las Vegas.

Courtenay Valenti and Racheline Benveniste will oversee for the studio. »

- Dave McNary

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Brett Ratner to Produce Donna Tartt's ‘The Goldfinch’ for Warner Bros.

28 July 2014 3:39 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Warner Bros. has acquired feature film rights to Donna Tartt's bestselling novel “The Goldfinch” in a deal that comes three weeks after TheWrap first reported the studio was the frontrunner for the high-profile project. In the interim, RatPac Entertainment has come on to produce “The Goldfinch,” with Brett Ratner joining Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson of Color Force. RatPac's James Packer will executive produce. Also read: Warner Bros. Is Frontrunner to Acquire Donna Tartt's ‘The Goldfinch’ (Exclusive) The deal took several weeks to close, as Tartt and her reps at ICM Partners were concerned about the lack of progress Warner Bros. made several. »

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Donna Tartt's 'The Goldfinch' Sells Movie Rights to Warner Bros., RatPac

28 July 2014 3:35 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Warner Bros. and RatPac Entertainment have closed a deal to adapt Donna Tartt's popular novel The Goldfinch. Nina Jacobson, who brought the project to Warner Bros., and her Color Force production company are producing. Brad Simpson from Color Force will produce along with Brett Ratner (whose latest directorial effort, Hercules, is currently in theaters). James Packer is executive producing. Photos 25 Summer Movies for Grown-Ups Goldfinch centers on a 13-year-old boy who loses his mother in a museum bombing, steals a painting (The Goldfinch, painted by Carel Fabritius in 1654)  and then spends his adulthood trying to

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Warner Bros, RatPac Close Deal For Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Winner ‘The Goldfinch’

28 July 2014 3:13 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

RatPac Entertainment has joined Warner Bros in the pursuit of movie rights to Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller The Goldfinch. They finally closed the deal today for a film that will be produced by Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson of Color Force, along with RatPac’s Brett Ratner, whose Hercules opened Friday. James Packer will be executive producer. It shows how prolific the relationship is becoming between Warner Bros and RatPac, which teams with Dune on the overall slate financing deal with the studio. This ends a long drawn out negotiation and becomes the second book by the bestselling author for […] »

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First Official Trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1!

28 July 2014 5:45 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Sdcc has wrapped and given us plenty to chew on over the last few days, and now things are starting to pop up online that attendees were able to see already.  As promised, Lionsgate used the venue to release the first real trailer for the new Hunger Games film, Mockingjay Part 1 and now they've debuted it online for the whole world to see.  Come inside to check out the first real look at the film. 

I've loved the marketing for this film so far.  The teaser posters and videos so far have been very tongue-in-cheek, acting as "in universe" propoganda and planting the seeds of rebellion.  It's been genius and has engaged me more into this upcoming film than most marketing campaigns.  Today, however, brings us a real trailer with the first footage from the movie: 

Catching Fire impressed me a great deal.  While I wasn't too keen on the »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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The Hunger Games Mocking Jay Part One Trailer

28 July 2014 12:48 AM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

Behold “Our Leader the Mockingjay”. The first trailer for The Hunger Games Mocking Jay Part One has arrived and if it does send a torrent of saliva out of your mouth, Hunger Games fans, then nothing will! Released: November 21st Synopsis: 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 »

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Watch The Teaser For The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

27 July 2014 10:28 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The wait is finally over. See the brand new teaser trailer for the highly-anticipated film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1.

The next chapter 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 film’s Natalie Dormer [Cressida], Mahershala Ali [Boggs], Evan Ross [Messalla], Elden Henson [Pollux], and Wes Chatham [Castor] all signed autographs for fans at the Lionsgate Booth on Friday during Comic Con 2014.

Photo by Alexandra Wyman/Invision for Lionsgate/AP Images

In a first-of-its-kind experience, fans had the opportunity to preview the trailer on the Galaxy Tab S at an exclusive premiere in San Diego during Comic-Con. For those outside San Diego, fans were also invited to visit participating Samsung Experience »

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New Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Comic-Con Trailer

27 July 2014 9:01 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

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.

Lionsgate presents, a Color Force / Lionsgate production, a Francis Lawrence film. »

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Leaked Footage From Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Trailer

26 July 2014 8:09 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Shared from iwantyoumellark using Embeddlrdownload/iPhone 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.

Lionsgate presents, a Color Force / Lionsgate production, »

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Comic-Con 2014: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ Limited Con Poster

23 July 2014 1:18 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

May the odds be in your favor to get your hands on one of these posters.

Lionsgate unveiled the limited edition poster for the upcoming “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ for San Diego Comic-Con this week. The poster was created by artist Wk Interact.

For those who can’t make it to the Con, you can sign up at www.TheHungerGamesExplorer.com for a chance to win a signed copy of this poster.

Here’s the synopsis:

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. »

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Comic-Con: 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Limited Edition Poster

23 July 2014 11:35 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

In the spirit of San Diego Comic Con, Lionsgate has unveiled a limited edition poster, created by artist Wk Interact (WKInteract.com), for the film everyone is waiting for: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.

Take a closer look at the stunningly intricate poster below.

And in case you aren't able to make it to Sdcc this year, head over to TheHungerGamesExplorer.com where you can sign up for the chance to win a signed copy of this poster!

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. »

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Capitol Couture Presents The New Capitol Citizen Living Portraits – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

22 July 2014 4:47 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 has released two new motion posters from the upcoming film.

“Capitol Couture is proud to commemorate President Snow’s “One Panem” initiative with a brand new Special Issue of Capitol Couture focusing on collaborations in art, fashion, and design.”

“Today we celebrate the incredible achievements coming out of the Capitol—the beating heart of Panem. Gaze upon the fervently awaited Capitol Citizen Living Portraits presented by Capitol Couture featuring your cherished victors Johanna Mason and Peeta Mellark as they stand proudly before Panem.”

Capitol Couture Special Issue

http://capitolcouture.pn/

Capitol Citizen Living Portraits

Johanna

Peeta

In a first-of-its-kind experience, fans will have the opportunity to preview the highly-anticipated The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 trailer on the Galaxy Tab S at an exclusive premiere in San Diego during Comic-Con on Friday, July 25.

For those outside San Diego, beginning Saturday, July 26, fans can visit »

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Elizabeth Gabler's Fox 2000 Nabs 'Hunger Games' Producer Nina Jacobson for First-Look Deal

15 July 2014 11:14 AM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Nina Jacobson has made the transition from studio exec at DreamWorks, Universal and head of production at Disney to indie producer without missing a beat. And she scored from "The Hunger Games" writer Suzanne Collins the motherlode movie franchise that keeps on giving. Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games" and "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," which topped the box office last year, have grossed $1.5 billion worldwide. The next installment, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1” will be released on November 21, 2014, followed by the final film in the series, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” on November 20, 2015. Now Jacobson has landed something that's hard to come by these days: a three-year first-look studio production deal. She and partner Brad Simpson’s production company Color Force have signed with Fox 2000 Pictures chief Elizabeth Gabler ("The Devil Wears Prada," "Life of Pi"). Jacobson has been open about her »

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Fox 2000 Makes First-Look With ‘Hunger Games’ Producer Nina Jacobson

15 July 2014 10:42 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Fox 2000 president Elizabeth Gabler has made a three-year first look deal with Color Force, the production banner run by Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson. The first film under the new pact will be an adaptation of the Robert Crais novel Suspect. Deal comes after Jacobson completed the quartet of The Hunger Games films for Lionsgate, pictures which have preoccupied the former Disney production chief for several years. Color Force worked with Gabler’s division on the Wimpy Kid series, and Jacobson and Simpson have numerous book related projects percolating. They include Where’d You Go, Bernadette, and Crazy Rich Asians, and there […] »

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‘Hunger Games’ Producer Nina Jacobson Signs First-Look Deal with Fox

15 July 2014 10:10 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Fox 2000 Pictures has signed a three-year first-look production agreement with “The Hunger Games” producer Nina Jacobson and partner Brad Simpson’s Color Force.

The announcement was made by Fox 2000 Pictures president Elizabeth Gabler.

Color Force and Fox 2000 previously partnered on the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” film series.

Senior VP Bryan Unkeless will oversee development for Color Force, which is developing a feature film adaptation of Robert Crais’ novel “Suspect” and will be the first project under the new deal.

Jacobson has just completed production on the third and fourth films in “The Hunger Games” franchise for Lionsgate, which has seen the first two films top $1.5 billion worldwide. “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1” will be released on Nov. 21 followed by “Mockingjay – Part 2” on Nov. 20, 2015.

Jacobson picked up the movie rights to the Suzanne Collins trilogy in 2009 for $200,000 and sold them to Lionsgate for $1.25 million. Jennifer Lawrence was »

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'Hunger Games' Producers Sign First-Look Deal With Fox 2000

15 July 2014 10:10 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Fox 2000 has signed a three-year first-look deal with Color Force, the production banner run by Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson and best known for the Hunger Games movies. Photos Hollywood's 100 Favorite Films Color Force, whose exec stable also includes senior vp Bryan Unkeless, worked with Fox 2000 on a trio of Diary of a Wimpy Kid movies, the successful adaptation of the Jeff Kinney book series. The company is currently developing a feature film adaptation of Robert Crais’ best-selling novel Suspect for Fox 2000. Suspect will be the first project to fall under the new deal.

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Fox 2000 Signs ‘Hunger Games’ Producer Nina Jacobson's Color Force to First-Look Deal

15 July 2014 10:10 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

“Hunger Games” producer Nina Jacobson and partner Brad Simpson's Color Force has signed a three-year, first-look deal with Fox 2000 pictures. The deal was announced on Tuesday by Fox 2000 Pictures president, Elizabeth Gabler. Also read: Megan Ellison, Nina Jacobson Pair for ‘Where'd You Go, Bernadette?’ “We are extremely honored and proud to officially welcome Nina and Brad and the Color Force team to the Fox family,” said Gabler.  ”Their passion and commitment to filmmakers and material is inspirational and exciting, and we know this will be a wonderful continuation to what has been an extremely collaborative and productive partnership. »

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Fox 2000, Color Force forge pact

15 July 2014 8:59 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The studio announced on Tuesday (15) the three-year production deal with The Hunger Games producer and longtime champion Nina Jacobson and partner Brad Simpson.

First to go will be Suspect, based on Robert Crais’ crime thriller. Senior vp Bryan Unkeless will oversee development on the films for Color Force. The companies previously teamed up on the Diary Of A Wimpy Kid series.

“We are extremely honoured and proud to officially welcome Nina and Brad and the Color Force team to the Fox family,” said Fox 2000 Pictures president Elizabeth Gabler

“Their passion and commitment to film-makers and material is inspirational and exciting and we know this will be a wonderful continuation to what has been an extremely collaborative and productive partnership.”

Elizabeth Gabler is that rare executive who makes movies based on passion and instinct,” said Jacobson (pictured). “Her taste, integrity and conviction make Fox 2000 the perfect place for us to grow and expand our slate.  

Jacobson just completed »

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1: Jeffrey Wright Interrupts President Snow’s Panem Address No. 2 “Unity”

9 July 2014 10:40 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

President Snow’s (Donald Sutherland) Second Panem Address, “Unity,” is interrupted by Jeffrey Wright from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1.

Citizens Of Panem:

Never have we been more unified as a nation. The Capitol and the districts are bound together in solidarity, striving to forge a stronger future.

To commemorate this resolve, the Capitol mandates your viewing of President Snow’s Second Panem Address: “Unity.”

Admire your President’s official portrait and watch this latest address now at www.TheCapitol.Pn, then voice your Capitol Concerns to further improve communication throughout this great nation.

Panem today, Panem tomorrow, Panem forever.

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, »

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