22. While he was originally attached to the director of the sequel, Gary Ross came out of the franchise in April 2012, citing a compact schedule as a deciding factor.
“As a writer and director, I just don’t have the time to write and prepare a film that I would like to shoot because of the fixed and tight production schedule,” he said in a statement. Francis Lawrence will be hired to direct the rest of the films.
23. Lawrence’s real nephews had small but key roles in the film’s final epilogue.
“They played my kids in the scene we shot, so it was an amazing closing of this character that I loved for so many years to have my family there, my blood family, I had to say goodbye to both,” – said the star Fair of Vanity.
24. Lawrence earned a spot in the Billboard Hot 100 with her performance of “The Hanging Tree” The mocking jay is part 1.
25. Taylor Swift co-wrote two songs, “Safe & Sound” and “Eyes Open” for movies, and the superstar told Rolling Stone“It’s pretty intense to write about your own life, your own struggle. It was almost like a vacation to write from someone else’s point of view.”