Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Moving quickly, Lionsgate has selected I Am Legend director Francis Lawrence to replace Gary Ross on Catching Fire, the sequel to the blockbuster Hunger Games.
Director Gary Ross officially announced he won't helm The Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire, explaining there isn't enough time for him to write and prepare before the August/September start date.
Director Gary Ross, who was rumored to be out of the running for Hunger Games: Catching Fire, reportedly has a meeting today with Lionsgate to try to reach a deal for the sequel.
The Hunger Games director Gary Ross reportedly has given notice to Lionsgate that he won't be returning for the sequel of the blockbuster, which has grossed nearly $378 million since its March 23 premiere.
Lionsgate and director Gary Ross have yet to ink a deal for him helm the sequel to the blockbuster Hunger Games, Catching Fire.