'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' officially begins filming

the-hunger-games-jennifer-lawrence-lionsgate.jpgIf you were paying attention to the many red carpet pictures that came out of the Toronto International Film Festival, you likely noticed that Jennifer Lawrence's hair was back to a very Katniss Everdeen shade of brown. Well, it was for a very important reason -- "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" has officially begun filming in Atlanta.

According to Lionsgate, the company behind the movies, the "Hunger Games" sequel will film in and around Atlanta, Georgia before moving to the beaches and jungle of Hawaii and wrapping in December 2012.

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"We are so excited to be embarking on this adventure with Francis Lawrence, who has already exhibited immense creative vision and resourcefulness in casting the film and planning its look and feel," says Lionsgate production head Eric Feig. "The stakes are raised in every way in this second story, and we are thrilled to get the production underway in these perfect locations, with our excellent returning cast and some world class actors in new roles."

Are you excited for "Catching Fire"?
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