Hunger Games Viral: CapitolTV Presents 'District Voices'
Lionsgate has released a viral video for Francis Lawrence’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. This is the first in a series of updates:
CapitolTV is pleased to announce the arrival of an all-new program; DISTRICT VOICES! Join your favorite YouTube creators for this special 5-episode series, featuring a glimpse at the productivity, and creativity, thriving in Panem’s districts… Sanctioned by the Capitol Ministry of Information, DISTRICT VOICES was made with friends from Google.
Debuting TODAY at 1pm PT/4pm ET, the premiere episode of CapitolTV’s DISTRICT VOICES series arrives in style from District 8 with an imaginative crafting demonstration from the textile district’s Rob Czar & Corinne Leigh, co-helmers of the DIY fashion-craft YouTube channel ‘Threadbanger’, who make fashionable use of all that excess Peacekeeper armor. Then…
TUESDAY – District 2:
Experience the pride & power one must possess to join the ranks of the Capitol’s noble Peacekeeper force, featuring tutelage and insight from District 2’s Senior Peacekeeper Training Officer Shane Fazen, of the instructional MMA & self-defense instruction YouTube channel ‘fightTIPS’.
WEDNESDAY – District 5:
Venture deep into District 5’s ‘Coriolanus Nine’ power facility to join Chief Energy Researcher Derek Muller, known for his mind-blowing experiments and scientific discussions on YouTube channel ‘Veritasium’, as he shows us how Panem manages its electricity needs.
THURSDAY – District 9:
Join us for a hearth-warming baking how-to from the Grain District’s Jimmy Wong & Ashley Adams, best known for their ‘Feast of Fiction’ cooking channel, celebrating Panem’s most cherished victor; Peeta Mellark!
FRIDAY – District 6:
The season concludes with YouTube’s ‘iJustine’ (Justine Ezarik). Serving as District 6’s liaison to the Capitol, Justine brings her signature enthusiasm to CapitolTV with an exclusive glimpse at the driving force that proudly supports the transportation needs of Panem’s vaunted Peacekeepers.
Tune in at 4pm ET each day this week for a new episode of DISTRICT VOICES and explore life in the districts with CapitolTV and your favorite YouTube creators.
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 follows on from the events in Catching Fire and sees Katniss Everdeen reluctantly lead the districts of Panem in a rebellion against the Capitol.
Jennifer Lawrence returns as Katniss, alongside Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Jena Malone, Sam Claflin, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Jeffrey Wright, Julianne Moore, Donald Sutherland, and the late lamented Philip Seymour Hoffman.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 is out November 20th.
The worldwide phenomenon of The Hunger Games continues to set the world on fire with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, which finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in District 13 after she literally shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin (Julianne Moore) and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and a nation moved by her courage. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is directed by Francis Lawrence from a screenplay by Danny Strong and Peter Craig and produced by Nina Jacobson’s Color Force in tandem with producer Jon Kilik. The novel on which the film is based is the third in a trilogy written by Suzanne Collins that has over 65 million copies in print in the U.S. alone.