March 1, 2014 (Manila, Philippines) – The blockbuster second film of The Hunger Games franchise that took the world by storm ignites once again when The Hunger Games: Catching Fire arrives on Blu-ray, Limited Edition 2 Disc DVD, and 2-Movie Set DVD on Saturday, March 15th distributed exclusively by C-Interactive Digital Entertainment. Academy Award® winning Best Actress Jennifer Lawrence (2012’s Silver Linings Playbook) headlines the all-star cast in this action-adventure which became the 1 movie of 2013 and grossed over $850 million worldwide to date.
The second installment of the worldwide phenomenon is packed with over two hours of extensive, must-see bonus materials that include a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film, “Surviving the Game: Making Catching Fire,” deleted scenes and an audio commentary with director Francis Lawrence and producer Nina Jacobson.
The Blu-ray will be available for the suggested retail price of Php1,395.00 while the Limited Edition 2 Disc DVD will be available at a suggested retail price of Php795.00 and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and The Hunger Games 2-Movie Set DVD at a suggested retail price of Php995.00.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire features a critically-acclaimed cast including Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson (The Kids Are All Right), Liam Hemsworth (The Expendables 2), Academy Award® nominee Woody Harrelson (The People vs Larry Flynt, 1996), Emmy® nominee Elizabeth Banks (TV’s “30 Rock”), Lenny Kravitz (Precious), Academy Award® nominee Stanley Tucci (The Lovely Bones, 2009) and Golden Globe® winner Donald Sutherland (Path to War), reprising their original roles from The Hunger Games. The impressive line-up is joined by Academy Award® winner Philip Seymour Hoffman (Capote, 2005), Jeffrey Wright (Codeblack Films’ The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete), Jena Malone (Into The Wild), Amanda Plummer (Pulp Fiction) and Sam Claflin (Snow White and the Huntsman).
Based on the best-selling second novel of Suzanne Collins’ award-winning trilogy, with a screenplay by Simon Beaufoy and Michael DeBruyn and directed by Francis Lawrence (I Am Legend), The Hunger Games: Catching Fire begins as, against all odds, Katniss and her fellow tribute Peeta have returned home after surviving The Hunger Games. Winning means they must turn around, leaving their loved ones behind and embark on a “Victory Tour” through the districts. Along the way, Katniss senses a rebellion simmering – one that she and Peeta may have sparked. At the end of the Victory Tour, President Snow announces a deadly 75th Hunger Games that could change Panem forever.
By pre-ordering any version of the home video of Hunger Games Catching Fire, customers will INSTANTLY receive not one but THREE limited edition 16” x 24” posters of Katniss, Peeta and Finnick and a Catching Fire Bag Tag when you pre-order the Limited Edition 2 Disc DVD or the Blu-ray version! In addition, for just an extra Php100.00, will also get an exclusive Catching Fire T-Shirt only available through this offer.
Pre-order The Hunger Games: Catching Fire now at all branches of Astroplus and Astrovision Nationwide and select Odyssey and O’Music & Video outlets.
Other new releases on DVD and Blu-ray includes the Unrated Director’s Cut of Riddick, Escape Plan and The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.
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