We look at five adjustments we think need to be made to ‘Catching Fire,’ the sequel to ‘The Hunger Games.’
Director Gary Ross’ The Hunger Games opened last weekend, crushing the competition at the box-office and coming in third for the largest opening weekend of all time – behind Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 and The Dark Knight (#1 for the biggest non-sequel opening weekend). The questions on everyone’s mind now are: How far will this first installation in the franchise go? And will audiences remain as engaged when the sequel, Catching Fire arrives?
Certainly, there is a built-in audience for this franchise, but those who have not read the Suzanne Collins series are already beginning to ask: what’s next?