Expected Release: September 19, 2014
Director: Wes Ball
Cast: Dylan O'Brien, Thomas Sangster,
Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Ki Hong Lee,
Blake Cooper and Jacob Latimore.
Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape.
Part 1's Expected Release: November 21, 2014
Director: Francis Lawrence
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks,
Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Julianne Moore, Jeffrey Wright, Jena Malone
Katniss Everdeen reluctantly leads the districts of Panem in a rebellion against the tyrannical and corrupt Capitol. As the war that will determine the fate of Panem escalates to the point of destruction of the other districts by the Capitol, Katniss must decide for herself whom she can trust and what needs to be done, while all she holds dear hangs in the balance.
Expected Release: TBA
Director: R.J. Cutler
Cast: Chloë Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos, Liana Liberato
17-year-old Mia is a very gifted cellist. She has everything she could ever want, a loving family, an adoring boyfriend, an amazing best friend, and an amazing career ahead of her in music. All of that changes suddenly when Mia and her family have a terrible car accident. She is rushed to the ICU. From now then, she is caught between life and death, and watches as family and friends come to visit her at the hospital she is in. Soon she realizes that she must make the most critical decision of her life--wake up to live a life more difficult than she ever could have imagined, or slip away and die.
Expected Release: August 15, 2014
Director: Phillip Noyce
Cast: Jeff Bridges, Brenton Thwaites,Meryl Streep,Odeya Rush,Katie Holmes,Alexander Skarsgård,Taylor Swift,Cameron Monaghan
In a perfect world where there is no conflict, racism or sickness, every member of society has a specific role, and 16-year-old Jonas is selected to be the Receiver of Memories. As Jonas uncovers the truth behind his world's past, he discovers that many years earlier his forefathers gave up humanity in order to have a stable society.
Expected Release: December 2014
Director: Peter Jackson
Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly,Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee
The Company of Thorin has reached Smaug's lair; but, can Bilbo and the Dwarves reclaim Erebor and the treasure? And, if so, can they hold on to it?
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