HUNGER GAMES Movie Tie-ins

Scholastic has announced not just one, but three movie tie-in titles for The Hunger Games, coming in February (the movie releases March 23, 2012). In addition to reissuing the book itself, taking a page from the Twilight tie-in playbook, they will publish an illustrated movie companion. The third book, The World of Hunger Games, has not yet been described.

In addition, a slipcased “collectors edition” of The Hunger Games will come out in November, in time for holiday gift-giving.

The movie, directed by Gary Ross (Pleasantville, Seabiscuit), stars Jennifer Lawrence (Winter’s Bone, the upcoming X-Men: First Class) as Katniss Everdeen, Josh Hutcherson (The Kids Are Alright) as Peeta Mellark, and Liam Hemsworth (The Last Song) as Katniss’s hunting partner Gale Hawthorne. It is expected to the the first of a series.


The Hunger Games: Movie Tie-In Edition ($12.99, February 2012, ISBN: 9780545425117),

The Hunger Games: Official Illustrated Movie Companion ($18.99, February 2012, ISBN: 9780545422901)

The World of The Hunger Games ($17.99, February 2012; ISBN: 9780545422901)

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