May 03, 2012

NEWS: The Hunger Games DVD will be released on August 30th in Germany

Studio Canal, the official distributor of the movie in Germany announced today that The Hunger Games will be released on DVD in Germany on August 30th (but will be available for rent in Germany on August 18th). Although the release date in the U.S. and the rest of the world has not been announced yet, we're assuming that it will be around that date. So, yay!
Captivating, touching and incredibly exciting: conquered long-awaited film version Bestsellers from 18 August 2012, the DVD charts
Around two million cinema viewers in Germany alone can not be wrong!The long-awaited film version of THE TRIBUTE OF PANEM – THE HUNGER GAMES has already caused the theatrical release with audiences and critics for real enthusiasm and conquered the hearts of the German fans by storm. Million readers feverishly awaiting the screen adaptation of the hit series eagerly. Now they can enjoy their last highlight in a home theater. As of August captured the first part of the film version of Suzanne Collins’s award-winning bestseller trilogy DVD the German charts. The DVD and Blu-ray is from the 18th August in the video stores and from 30 August 2012 in the stores. Suzanne Collins’ THE TRIBUTE OF PANEM trilogy is one of the biggest hits since the book “Harry Potter” and the “Twilight” saga. She was a million times over the counters and rose again with the release into the bestseller lists. Director Gary Ross (“Pleasantville,” “Seabiscuit”) created after the famous presentation of a multi-faceted action-adventure that kids and adults alike attracts alike under its spell and, with over 350 million U.S. box office as well as some two million German cinema audiences as one of the most successful films of all time. The acclaimed young star Jennifer Lawrence (Oscar ® nomination for “Winter’s Bone”) shines in the role of the brave young heroine Katniss who turns a fight to the death to save her sister. At her side is the newcomer Josh Hutcherson (“The Kids Are All Right”) to see a tribute Peeta and Liam Hemsworth (“With you by my side”) as Katniss’ childhood friend Gale. For other roles could be won including the charismatic Hollywood veteran Woody Harrelson, Stanley Tucci and Donald Sutherland. Rock star Lenny Kravitz performs as Katniss’ stylist Cinna in a supporting role. Content: In the not too distant future: From the North destroyed the state arose Panem, the Capitol, the struggling nation ruled with an iron hand. To demonstrate his power, the regime held each year, the cruel “Hunger Games”: 24 young people, one girl and one boy from Panems twelve districts must compete in a modern gladiator battle that can only survive one of them. When her little sister Prim is a draw for the games, the 16-year-old Katniss takes her place voluntarily. The second candidate from Katniss’ district is Peeta, who has saved her life before her and confesses his love just before the games. But the Capitol makes them deadly enemies. Katniss must learn to listen to their instincts: survival is more important than humanity’s own life and weighs more than love?
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Source: TheHob


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