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HOLLYWOOD, Calif.– On Sat., Oct. 31, Hunger Games stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth will place their handprints and footprints in cement, an honor reserved for Hollywood’s biggest luminaries.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, the final installment of the global blockbuster HungerGames franchise that has captivated audiences around the world, has been digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX® format and is being released in IMAX® theaters domestically for the film’s November 20th rollout. It will open in Hollywood at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX. http://www.tclchinesetheatres.com
The IMAX® version of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 has been digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX® DMR (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX’s customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.
The blockbuster Hunger Games franchise has taken audiences by storm around the world, grossing more than $2.2 billion at the global box office. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 now brings the franchise to its powerful final chapter in which Katniss Everdeen [Jennifer Lawrence] realizes the stakes are no longer just for survival – they are for the future.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 is directed by Francis Lawrence from a screenplay by Peter Craig and Danny Strong, from an adaptation by Suzanne Collins, and features an acclaimed cast including Academy Award®-winner Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Academy Award®-winner Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Willow Shields, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone, with Stanley Tucci and Donald Sutherland reprising their original roles from The Hunger Gamesand The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. The impressive lineup is joined by The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 co-stars Academy Award®-winner Julianne Moore, Mahershala Ali, Natalie Dormer, Wes Chatham, Elden Henson and Evan Ross.
The TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX handprints-footprints ceremony is rich in tradition and provides its four million-plus annual visitors an opportunity to experience the lore of Hollywood up close.
Movie exhibitor Sid Grauman, who was one of Hollywood’s best known and most creative showmen, opened The Chinese in 1927 and launched the handprint-footprint ceremony a year later, as a promotion to advertise his many premieres and first run films. Recent celebrants have included Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Johnny Depp and Jennifer Aniston. In any given year, The TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX hosts over 40 red carpet film premieres and since it opened, it has hosted three Academy Award® ceremonies and numerous world premieres.