'Catching Fire' Director: Who Could Carry The Torch?
As Gary Ross' 'Hunger Games' future becomes uncertain, Hobnobbing scopes out other directors well-suited for the film. By Amy Wilkinson
Jennifer Lawrence in "The Hunger Games"
Gary Ross' future with "The Hunger Games" sequel, "Catching Fire," seemed a foregone conclusion — so much so that the helmer felt comfortable discussing his preliminary vision for the follow-up with MTV News recently.
So it was a rude awakening for fans when The Hollywood Reporter reported on Wednesday that Ross was embroiled in "tough negotiations" with Lionsgate regarding his contract, and that the studio might opt to go the way of "Twilight" and "Harry Potter" and have a different director oversee follow-ups.
It's evident from interviews that Ross has a strong passion and deep insight into Suzanne Collins' source material, so it would be a sham (Read More