News came via Lionsgate press release today that Catching Fire, the second film in the Hunger Games series, has begun principal photography! It will shoot in Atlanta, GA, and be shot on the “beaches and jungles of Hawaii” (the inside of the arena) before wrapping in late December, 2012.
Lionsgate is also announcing a set visit sweepstakes:
“THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE- Win a Trip to Set” will run September 10th through October 12th 2012, offering twelve lucky fans a chance to visit the set of the film and interact the with cast and crew. To enter, fans based in the participating territories (the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, France, Scandinavia, Russia, Israel, and Japan) will upload a :30 second video of their top question for the film’s cast. Additionally, “virtual” citizens of Panem will be able to enter by playing The Hunger Games Adventures – one of the top adventure games on Facebook and coming soon to iPad. Full rules and regulations are posted on the contest Facebook tab, and at www.catchingfiresweeps.com.
Will you enter? May the odds be ever in your favor!