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‘Hunger Games’ Prequel Movie in the Works at Lionsgate

Lionsgate on Tuesday unveiled a long-anticipated 'Hunger Games' prequel movie in the works as trilogy writer Suzanne Collins gets set to release her latest novel 'The Ballad of Songbirds and Snake' on May 19.

Inside the ‘Star Wars’ Writers Room: Meet the 5 Architects of the Franchise

Who has been trusted with charting the course of this latest cycle of movies? An Oscar winner, a tentpole ninja, an old gunslinger and two experts in the ways of the Force.

Little Miss Sunshine: Theater Review

Composer William Finn and writer-director James Lapine's musical is based on Michael Arndt's Oscar-winning screenplay for the 2006 Fox Searchlight family road-trip comedy.

Star Wars: Disney CEO Bob Iger’s Firm 2015 Date Leaves ‘Episode VII’ Team Scrambling

As Oscar winner Michael Arndt exits, producer Kathleen Kennedy sought — and was denied — a delay, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter.

Stephanie J. Block and Will Chase to Lead ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ Cast

The Tony-nominated co-stars of this season's musical revival "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" will re-team for the Off Broadway production.

‘Little Miss Sunshine’ Musical to Open Off Broadway

The stage version of the Oscar-winning 2006 Fox Searchlight sleeper hit will debut in the fall at New York's Second Stage Theatre.

Carrie Fisher Confirms ‘Star Wars’ Return

The actress says that she's going to rejoin the saga that made her famous.

First Poster for Tom Cruise’s ‘Oblivion’ Spells Doom for Manhattan

"Earth is a memory worth fighting for," reads the tagline for "Tron: Legacy" helmer Joseph Kosinski's second feature.

Star Wars: How Writers Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg Will Expand the Galaxy

Sources tell THR that each will write separate projects, not necessarily "Episode 8" and "Episode 9" -- a plan similar to Marvel's movies around "The Avengers."

Biggest Challenge to New ‘Star Wars’ Is Time, Screenwriter Says

Ron Shusett, who wrote the 1990 "Total Recall" and "Alien," tells THR the timing of the new adaptation could be tricky -- but that many other pieces are falling nicely into place.

Lucasfilm Confirms Michael Arndt to Write ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

A day after THR reported news of the 'Toy Story 3' writer's treatment, confirmation of an in-progress screenplay is posted on