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The Hunger Games (US) in August

Lionsgate have announced the US DVD and Blu-ray release of The Hunger Games on 18 August 2012. Based on the novel by writer Suzanne Collins and directed by Gary Ross (Seabiscuit), the film stars Jennifer Lawrence (Winter's Bone) and is the first in a planned trilogy of adaptations.

Released on 2-Disc DVD and 2-Disc Blu-ray, both include a digital copy and over three hours of bonus material. Features include:

  • BD: 1080P; English 7.1 DTS-HD MA; English HOH subtitles
  • DVD: Anamorphic Widescreen; English DD5.1 EX
  • English 2.0 Dolby Digital Optimized for Late Night Listening and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio
  • English and Spanish subtitles
  • “The World is Watching: Making of The Hunger Games” – an eight-part documentary covering the “making of” the film in all aspects from the pre-production process all the way through the theatrical release and fan reactions
  • “Game Maker: Suzanne Collins and The Hunger Games Phenomenon” featurette
  • “Letters from the Rose Garden” featurette – insights from Donald Sutherland on the development of his role as President Snow
  • “Controlling the Games” featurette – stories and concepts behind creating the control center
  • “A Conversation with Gary Ross and Elvis Mitchell”
  • Propaganda Film (in its entirety)
  • Marketing Archive
  • “Preparing for The Games: A Director’s Process” (Blu-ray Exclusive)


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