A new report reveals that the director writer team that worked on Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2 will be joining forces to work on another film adaptation, but this time of an epic classic.
Deadline reported that three key members from the Hunger Games franchise will be working on adapting Homer's Odyssey. Francis Lawrence will be directing, Peter Craig will be writing and Nina Jacobson will be producing the film. Jacobson has been with the franchise from the start, Lawrence has helmed three of the Hunger Games films, Craig has collaborated on the script of two instalments.
Lionsgate, the studio that gave us the Hunger Games, is behind this project too, and hopes to start production for the film early next year, swiftly on the heels of the release of Mockingjay Part 2.
In other recent rumours suggest that Mockingjay Part 2 might not be the end of the line for the Hunger Games franchise.
Den of Geek reported that after a new round of calls with investors the search for new stories to continue with the series is on. According to the publication, Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer stated that they were looking for sequel or prequel possibilities. He said that they were "actively looking at some development and thinking about prequel and sequel possibilities" for The Hunger Games.
He went on to add that they were inspired by Warner Bros. move to do something more with the Harry Potter series.
The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2 will hit theaters on November 20.
Watch the trailer for Mockingjay Part 1: