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    WATCH: Cookie Monster Competes in 'The Hungry Games: Catching Fur' in New Sesame Street Parody

    More laughs this morning from the brilliant minds over at Sesame Street. In honor of a certain YA franchise having its second installment hit theaters this week, Cookie Monster is competing in the Hungry Games. And along for the ride is his friend Peeta, here a piece of pita bread. Watch below.

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    New 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Images of Jennifer Lawrence, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jena Malone and Many More

    A batch of new images has landed for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," which hits theaters November 22, and will be presented out of competition at the upcoming Rome Film Festival on November 14. Check them out below.

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    Casting Watch: Julianne Moore Joins 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Parts 1 and 2

    Julianne Moore has joined the cast of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 and 2." She will play President Alma Coin, who leads the rebellion against the Capitol.

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    New Character Posters for 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Unveiled

    Eleven new character posters have been released for Lionsgate's upcoming and feverishly anticipated "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," starring Jennifer Lawrence as warrior and emerging leader Katniss Everdeen. Adapted from the 2009 sci-fi novel by Suzanne Collins, this film is the sequel to the 201...

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    Comic-Con UPDATE: 'Metallica Through the Never,' Marvel, Sony, Fox Panels, Animation Talks Added to Lineup

    Making a splash at 44-year-old Comic-Con will be rebooted indie distributor Picturehouse ("Pan's Labyrinth"), which is not only previewing clips from Nimrod Antal's 3-D IMAX film "Metallica Through the Never," but giving away 500 tickets to a live Metallica concert. Comic-Con has also added two day...

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    Hollywood Women in Film Fight the Man at the Crystal Awards

    Hunky young men delivered the Women in Film trophies Wednesday night. As past winners of Crystal Awards filed onto the stage to celebrate the organization's 40th birthday--from actresses Cloris Leachman, Diahann Carroll and Sharon Stone to producers Gale Anne Hurd and Marcia Nasatir, Universal co-ch...

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    CinemaCon Panel Decries Hollywood's Underserving Women, Chasing Young Males

    At CinemaCon, The Hollywood Reporter editorial director Janice Min assembled and moderated a terrific panel, "Driving Financial Success: Women + Movies = Bigger Box Office," including Geena Davis, who runs the influential Institute on Gender and Media, director Paul Feig ("Bridesmaids," "The Heat"),...

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    CinemaCon: Lionsgate Puts 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Front and Center

    At CinemaCon 2013, the Lionsgate movie that was front and center--even if star Jennifer Lawrence wasn't able to join the company jet--was "Catching Fire" (November 22) which is in post-production. Doing the honors in Las Vegas were director Francis Lawrence, replacing Gary Ross for the final two fil...

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    WATCH: 'Catching Fire' Teaser Trailer Finds Katniss and Peeta New Victors in the Midst of District Revolution (VIDEO)

    The first official teaser trailer for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" debuted last night during the 2013 MTV Movie Awards, and features Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) being presented as the 74th Hunger Games victors, while violence, poverty and oppression still wr...

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    Why Studios Continue Banking on Franchises Like 'G.I. Joe'; Which Sequels Can You Do Without?

    "G.I. Joe Retaliation," a sequel to 2009's "G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra," took in more than $130 million at the worldwide box office this weekend--although its three-day $40 million domestic number was half its foreign take. (The studio cleverly beefed up the weekend number with a Thursday preview.)...

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