Should The Hunger Games film be a success the plan is to adapt all three books in Suzanne Collins novel series
The story involves a young love triangle playing out against a dystopian future where North America has been divided into twelve oppressed districts, each of which is forced to send tribute in the form of a boy and a girl to compete in a televised battle to the death once a year
Now Heat Vision says that, much like Harry Potter and Twilight before it the series will run one film longer than the book series.
It's not yet known if the last two films will evenly split the third novel "Mockingjay", or if the three sequels will divide it and the second book "Catching Fire" between them,
Jennifer Lawrence plays heroine Katniss Josh Hutcherson plays Katniss' love interest Peeta; Liam Hemsworth also stars as the other male lead Gale Hawthorne; Elizabeth Banks will play Effie Trinket; Wes Bentley is Head Gamemaker Seneca Crane; Woody Harrelson is drunk, yet endearing mentor Haymitch: Stanley Tucci will play the ebullient and relentlessly upbeat Flickerman, host of the Games; Donald Sutherland has been cast as President Snow Amandla Stenberg and Dayo Okeniyi are set to play the characters of Rue and Thresh; Jack Quaid and Leven Rambin play District 1 tributes Marvel and Glimmer; Willow Shields will play Prim Everdeen; Paula Malcomson is Mama Everdeen; Ian Nelson and Kalia Prescott are playng Tributes from District 3. Ashton Moio and Kara Petersen are playing tributes from District 6. While Samuel Tan and Makenzie Lintz occupy District 8; Sam Ly and Leigha Hancock appear as District 7 Tributes; Imanol Vepez-Frias and Annie Thurman inhabit District 9; Jeremy Marinas and Dakota Hood are playing the District 10 Tributes.; Latarsha Rose and Brooke Bundy will play Portia and Octavia; Lenny Kravitz will play the role of Cinna and Toby Jones is legendary arenas announcer Claudius Templesmith. Amber Chaney will play the Avox girl, Kimiko Gelman and Nelson Ascencio are Venia and Flavius respectively,
Collins adapted her own book into script form which Billy Ray has re-written. Gary Ross will call action. Location scouting is underway in Shelby, North Carolina where the rundown District 12 set i going to be Shooting begins late this month.
The first film is due out March 23rd, 2012