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    Nina Jacobson Signs First-Look Agreement with Fox 2000

    Jacobson signed Fox 2000's second-ever first-look deal. The division recently released "The Fault in Our Stars."

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    Hunger Games Producer Nina Jacobson to Adapt Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch

    The Goldfinch made The New York Times Book Review's top ten books of 2013.

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    Hunger Games Producer Nina Jacobson on Creating a Female-Centric Blockbuster

    This weekend, 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' became the highest-grossing November release ever with a box-office take of $161 million. Though star Jennifer Lawrence has been the face of 'Catching Fire', the blockbuster feminist franchise is the brainchild of an even more powerful woman working...

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    Latest Forbes Piece: A Female Revolution at the Box Office

    Now, just in time for Thanksgiving there are multiple films with female leads that people all across the country will be able to enjoy.

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    Where'd You Go Bernadette Gets Writers and Producers

    One of the best books I read over the holidays and last year is Maria Semple's Where'd You Go Bernadette? It is an original, funny, touching, moving story of a 50 year old woman, Bernadette, who winds up in Seattle and becomes something of a hermit after a series of professional and persona...

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    Another Missed Opportunity - Francis Lawrence Hired to Direct Catching Fire

    There are not many times where people have enough juice to make change in a lumbering system that is so resistant to it.  But the gig of directing Catching Fire, the second film in The Hunger Games trilogy was one of those golden opportunities and now it is gone.

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    Hey Nina Jacobson - How About Picking a Woman for Catching Fire!

    According to reports in EW, the Playlist and the Hollywood Reporter, the search for a director for Catching Fire is down to two dudes -- Bennett Miller and Francis Lawrence.  Now I think that Miller is a great director.  I loved Moneyball and Capote.  But to pick him to direct Catchin...

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    Interview with Nina Jacobson: Producer of the Hunger Games

    Nina Jacobson is poised to have a really great weekend.  She's about to open The Hunger Games which if tracking and advance sales hold will be one of the best opening weekends ever.  She answered some questions by phone as the film gets ready to roll out

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    Producer Watch: Nina Jacobson at the Premiere of The Hunger Games

    Nina Jacobson has been around Hollywood for a while. She's one of a handful of women to run a studio having run Buena Vista Studios at Disney until 2006.

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    How Big Will The Hunger Games Open?

    The news is that this week when The Hunger Games came onto the pre release tracking (which is what the studios use to gauge awareness and desire to see a film) it was huge - so huge that experts are saying it could open between $70 and $100 million.

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