Lionsgate Bets Post-'Hunger Games,' 'Twilight' Future on More Young Adult Franchises

Lionsgate Bets Post-'Hunger Games,' 'Twilight' Future on More Young Adult Franchises
Lionsgate is lining up several young adult franchises that it hopes will keep the box office booming beyond its "Twilight" and "The Hunger Games" films, studio executives said in an earnings call Thursday. Among potential projects are adaptations of Veronica Roth's "Divergent" series, Erin Morgenstern's  "The Night Circus," and Patrick Ness' "Chaos Walking" trilogy. First out of the gate will be "Ender's Game," a film version of Orson Scott Card's fantasy novel with Harrison Ford and Ben Kingsley that hits theaters on November 1, 2013.  The Vancouver-based Lionsgate said that its recent acquisition of
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