The Hunger Games: Official Illustrated Movie Companion

The ny instances bestseller by way of Suzanne Collins is now a massive movie -- and this is often your advisor to the entire movie's pleasure, either in entrance of the digicam and at the back of it.

Go behind the curtain of the making of The starvation video games with specific pictures and interviews. From the screenwriting procedure to the casting judgements to the flowery units and costumes to the actors' performances and administrators' imaginative and prescient, this is often the definitive better half to the breathtaking film.

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Who will be observing? What might this exhibit appear like? may possibly anyone win those video games? And what may ensue in the event that they did? Suzanne Collins used to be in the course of writing a special booklet, yet those questions lingered in her mind's eye. It were 5 years due to the fact that Collins had a friend’s recommendation and attempted her hand at writing a children’s ebook. Her first novel, Gregor the Overlander, was once approximately an eleven-year-old boy who falls via a grate within the laundry room of his condo development. abruptly he unearths himself in an odd global populated by means of big cockroaches, spiders, bats, and rats — all of the creatures you may look forward to finding underneath manhattan urban. those species have coexisted uneasily for years, yet their international is on the point of battle. Gregor can’t wait to get out, till he discovers that his presence during this global, the Underland, has been foretold in a prophecy, and sticking round could simply support him locate his lacking father. He embarks on a quest that would switch either him and this unusual land perpetually. Suzanne’s first novel, Gregor the Overlander. Above: writer Suzanne Collins. In 2003, Gregor the Overlander was once released to extensive acclaim, making Suzanne Collins an writer to monitor. quickly her writer, Scholastic, signed up the following books in what she had constantly anticipated as a five-part sequence. by the point the 3rd, Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods, was once released, the sequence had chanced on a devoted following of readers. The sequence finale, Gregor and the Code of Claw, used to be a brand new York occasions bestseller. With a hungry viewers and a starting to be acceptance for fast paced, thought-provoking tales, Collins used to be poised to take her subsequent step as a author. so much of her profession have been spent in children’s tv, writing exhibits for Nickelodeon and PBS, like Clarissa Explains all of it, Oswald, Little undergo, and Clifford’s dog Days. Collins enjoyed writing for kids, and several other of her exhibits were nominated for Emmy Awards, yet she’d lengthy been thinking about topics more advantageous for older young children. within the Underland Chronicles (as the Gregor books got here to be known), Collins had created a posh society that exploded into conflict. Her readers have been regularly in center university, yet she had written genocide and organic guns into those books. She had killed off loved characters to discover the fee and the emotional fallout of struggle. nonetheless, she had extra to assert approximately whilst and the way — or even if — struggle should be justified. In a tender grownup novel, she may delve extra deeply into the topic. whereas looking ahead to editorial reviews on her ultimate Gregor e-book, Collins wrote a quick idea for a tender grownup trilogy referred to as The starvation video games. Collins chanced on concept in different areas past her television set. First, in her early life love of Greek mythology, fairly the tale of Theseus and the Minotaur. As a part of the quit phrases of a warfare, King Minos of Crete required that the town of Athens ship tribute to him within the type of seven youths and 7 maidens. those tributes went right into a labyrinth to stand the Minotaur — part guy and part monster — who could then ruin all of them.

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