|Because there can never be enough Jennifer Lawrence on this site.|
|Smile. I'm making Millions.|
|um. what was I talking about?|
A big hurdle that Lionsgate must jump is an obvious one: Suzanne Collins. She wants a director who has the film making know-how and experience more than one who can spin some movie into a cash cow. Well, even though Catching Fire looks like it will be a bit of a rushed production, at least Collins won't allow her beloved book series
While the studio hasn't officially decided on who they will select, there are some names being thrown around...
|See this Emma. This is my impression of us making millions.|
|Have fun kissing your ONE award.|
While both Cuaron and Inarritu would have been solid choices (and both would have my endorsement), apparently they didn't make the final cut. Pity.
After sifting through names such as David Cronenberg (maker of everything awesome) Tony Scott (of Unstoppable fame), Swedish director Tomas Alfredson (Let the Right One In and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), and Stephen Daldry (The Reader, Billy Elliot, and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close) it seems they have narrowed it down to two directors:
|If only Aaron Sorkin would write it... thought Miller|
While Miller would be my first choice, his involvement with Catching Fire would hinder the schedule of another project he's directing, Foxcatcher starring Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, and Mark Ruffalo. Even though I have no doubt the Capote and Moneyball director would jump at the chance to helm such a project as Catching Fire, I'm not so sure the studios would make him the number one choice.
|Stud. ish... or not.|
In my opinion, Lawrence (not in any way related to
|Hi........... What was I saying...?|
Catching Fire is set to be released to theaters in November 2013.