Stars fan flame for Hunger Games sequel

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Stars fan flame for Hunger Games sequel
It was a low-key pitch at the movie theatre convention CinemaCon, where most stars boasted their films would be the biggest, loudest, splashiest blockbusters of the summer. Then again, “Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is not a summer blockbuster.  It doesn’t come out until November 22.

Yet the franchise based on Suzanne Collins’ trilogy of young adult books has become such a phenomenon that Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. made it the star of a look-ahead presentation in Las Vegas on Thursday.

This led to the appearance of a director and a few actors in not quite movie-promoting mode.

Director Francis Lawrence, who is new to the series, revealed that he was still “furiously” cutting the film.

Hemsworth, who plays Gale Hawthorne, the childhood friend of the series’ heroine, kicked in a vote of confidence.

“I know that he’s not going to disappoint anyone,” he said.

In a blow to the super fans, or “tributes,” who have been scrounging for news of the sequel for months…

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