The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2: Interviews with the Creators

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2
Interviews with the Creators

The final chapter of the Hunger Games series is here. I got to sit down with the amazing production team of The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2 and talk about what makes this movie and series so special. Hear stories from the Director Francis Lawrence, Make-Up Supervisors Ve Neil and Nicoletta Skarlatos, and Special Effects Make-Up coordinator Glen Hetrick about their work on this film.

Digital Copy Available Now
DVD/Blu-Ray Available on March 22

Notes about the Release:

With $647 million worldwide box office and counting, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 set the world on fire and enthralled millions of devoted fans across the globe. With a critically acclaimed cast including Academy Award® winner Jennifer Lawrence (Best Actress, Silver Linings Playbook, 2012), Josh Hutcherson (Journey to the Center of the Earth), Liam Hemsworth (The Expendables), Academy Award® nominee Woody Harrelson (Best Actor, The People vs. Larry Flynt, 1996), Emmy® nominee Elizabeth Banks (TV’s “Modern Family”), Academy Award® winner Julianne Moore (Best Actress, Still Alice, 2014), Academy Award® winner Philip Seymour Hoffman (Best Actor, Capote, 2005), Golden Globe® winner Jeffrey Wright (HBO’s “Angels in America”), with Academy Award® nominee Stanley Tucci (Best Supporting Actor, The Lovely Bones, 2009), and Golden Globe® winner Donald Sutherland (Citizen X), The Hunger Games franchise is a worldwide phenomenon earning over $2.9 billion at the box office worldwide.
Jennifer Lawrence stars as Katniss Everdeen, who began her journey fighting to survive the brutal Hunger Games, and rose to lead the rebellion against Panem’s tyrannical president (Donald Sutherland). Now, Katniss and a team of rebels from District 13 prepare for the epic battle that will decide Panem’s future.
Based on the third novel in Suzanne Collins’ trilogy, the must-own limited edition Blu-ray release is packed with over five hours of special features, including the “Pawns No More: Making The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” 8-part documentary – an in-depth look at the making of the film from production design, costumes, hair, make-up, stunts, special effects and post production. The documentary also includes a touching piece – from the last day of shooting – in which the cast reflects on their experience shooting the four films. Also included is a detailed look at Cinna’s sketchbook and a walk through the on-set photography along with audio commentary by director Francis Lawrence and producer Nina Jacobson. The Blu-ray is encoded in Dolby TrueHD and features a Dolby Atmos® soundtrack, which delivers captivating sound that places and moves audio anywhere in the room, including overhead, to bring entertainment alive all around the audience. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 Blu-ray and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.99 and $29.95, respectively.
Also available for the first time as a set on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD, The Hunger Games Complete 4-Film Collection includes The Hunger Games, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 with all of the special features from each film’s initial release plus hours of all-new exclusive content including 13 never-before-seen deleted scenes from The Hunger Games and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and two all-new featurettes: “Picturing Panem” and “Capitol Cuisine.” The Hunger Games Complete 4-Film Collection will be available on Blu-ray and DVD for the suggested retail price of $64.97 and $54.98, respectively.

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 2 BLU-RAY / DVD / DIGITAL HD SPECIAL FEATURES*
·       Audio Commentary with Director Francis Lawrence and Producer Nina Jacobson
·       “Pawns No More: Making The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” 8-Part Documentary**
o   Walking Through Fire (Concluding the Saga)
o   Real or Not Real (Visual Design)
o   High-Value Targets (The Acting Ensemble)
o   From Head to Toe (Costume, Make-up & Hair)
o   Navigating the Minefield (Production in Atlanta, Paris & Berlin)
o   Collateral Damage (Stunts, Special Effects & Weapons)
o   Tightening the Noose (The Post-Production Process)
o   A Different World (Reflections)
·       The Hunger Games: A Photographic Journey
·       Cinna’s Sketchbook: Secrets of the Mockingjay Armor
·       Panem on Display: The Hunger Games: The Exhibition
·       Jet to the Set**
*Subject to Change
**Exclusive to Blu-ray/ Digital HD
THE HUNGER GAMES COMPLETE 4-FILM COLLECTION BLU-RAY / DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*
·       Over 14 Hours of Bonus Content Including: 
o   12 Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes from The Hunger Games
o   6 Deleted Scenes from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Including 1 Never Before Seen
o   9 Deleted Scenes from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
o   2 All-New Featurettes: “Picturing Panem” and “Capitol Cuisine”
o   70 Additional Featurettes (Blu-ray); 69 Additional Special Featurettes (DVD)
o   Audio Commentaries, Music Videos and More

*Subject to change

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 2 PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 2015
Title Copyright: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 © 2015, Artwork & Supplementary Materials TM & © 2016 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Theatrical Release
Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, and for some thematic material.
Genre: Action/Adventure
Blu-ray Closed Captioned:  NA
DVD Closed Caption: English
Blu-ray Subtitles: English and Spanish, English SDH
DVD Subtitles: English and Spanish
Feature Run Time: 137 minutes
Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
Blu-ray Audio: English Dolby Atmos (Dolby TrueHD Compatible), English 2.0 Dolby Digital Optimized for Late-Night Listening, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, English Descriptive Audio
DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, English 2.0 Dolby Digital Optimized for Late-Night Listening, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, English Descriptive Audio
THE HUNGER GAMES COMPLETE 4-FILM COLLECTION PROGRAM INFORMATION
Year of Production: 2012-2015
Title Copyright: The Hunger Games © 2012, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire © 2013, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 © 2014, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 © 2015, Artwork & Supplementary Materials ™ & © 2016 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Theatrical Release
Rating: The Hunger Games: PG-13 for intense violent thematic material and disturbing images – all involving teens. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some frightening images, thematic elements, a suggestive situation and language. ​​ The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images and thematic material. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, and for some thematic material.
Genre: Action/Adventure, Compilation
Blu-ray Closed Captioned:  NA
DVD Closed Captioned: English
Blu-ray Subtitles: English, Spanish and English SDH
DVD Subtitles: English and Spanish
Feature Run Time: The Hunger Games: 142 minutes. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: 146 minutes. ​​ The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1: 123 minutes. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2: 137 minutes.

Blu-ray Format: 1080P High Definition 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1); The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: 16×9 Variable (2.40:1) and (1.78:1) (IMAX® Sequences)
DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
Blu-ray Audio: The Hunger Games & The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: English 7.1 DTS-HD Master AudioTM; The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 & 2: English Dolby Atmos (Dolby True HD Compatible); The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1: DTS Headphone:XTM Audio Track; All Films: English 2.0 Dolby Digital Audio Optimized for Late-Night Listening, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, English Descriptive Audio (except The Hunger Games)

DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, English 2.0 Dolby Digital Audio Optimized for Late-Night Listening (except The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, English Descriptive Audio (except The Hunger Games and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1)

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