“The Hunger Games in Concert” tour is a live-to-film experience with a 60-piece orchestra performing the acclaimed The Hunger Games score from award-winning composer James Newton Howard. The performance will accompany an HD screening of the first blockbuster film The Hunger Games.
The Hunger Games franchise has already spawned four record-breaking films that grossed over $3 billion at the global box office, more than 80 million books translated into over 50 languages around the world, a mobile game and themed attractions in the Lionsgate Zone of the Motiongate theme park in Dubai. The tour will coincide with the 10th anniversary of the publication of the first book in author Suzanne Collins’ wildly successful The Hunger Games trilogy this fall.
The Hunger Games film features a star-studded cast including Academy Award® winner Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Stanley Tucci and Donald Sutherland. The film is directed by Gary Ross who also wrote the screenplay along with Suzanne Collins and Billy Ray.
“We’re thrilled to continue expanding the world of The Hunger Games with this incredible live music and film event,” said Lionsgate Senior VP of Global Live and Location Based Entertainment Jenefer Brown. “James was an integral part of the success of The Hunger Games, scoring all four films, and bringing his renowned score to audiences is the perfect way to celebrate the 10th anniversary of this global phenomenon. The Hunger Games in Concert tour will add a fresh dimension to the world of this iconic property for new and existing fans everywhere.”