"As a writer and a director, I simply don't have the time I need to write and prep the movie I would have wanted to make because of the fixed and tight production schedule," Ross said in a statement late Tuesday.Read more
Summit's film adaptation of the young-adult novel will now open three weeks before its parent company Lionsgate is set to bow "Catching Fire," the next installment in the "Hunger Games" franchise.Read more
UPDATED: Lionsgate's book-to-film adaptation grosses a staggering $155 million, shattering records and surpassing any "Twilight" pic; overseas, "Hunger Games" opens to $59.3 million for a worldwide total of $214.3 million.
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