Now that we know that "The Hunger Games" helmer Gary Ross is not going to call action on the next film adapting author Suzanne Collins' novel series "Catching Fire"--Who will replace him?
The Los Angeles Times, says that Lionsgate has compiled a 'master list' of around 7-8 names who fit their criteria. Three names on the list are Alfonso Cuaron, David Cronenberg and Alejandro González Iñárritu .
A deal is expected to be inked quickly so whomever fills the big chair can get to work on fixing up the script with writer Simon Beaufoy and author Collins. And since shooting is slated to begin in August so that star actress Jennifer Lawrence can start work on Fox's in-development as yet Untitled X-Men First Class Sequel in January.