Lionsgate Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed its upcoming Blu-ray release of director Francis Lawrence’s blockbuster The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, which will arrive on March 6th.
Mockingjay – Part 1 became the highest-grossing domestic release of 2014 when it reached nearly $333.2 million at the domestic box office yesterday. The last two installments of The Hunger Games franchise (Catching Fire and Mockingjay – Part 1) have become the highest-grossing releases at the domestic box office each of the past two years, the first time in decades that a studio has scored back-to-back #1 films of the year and the first time ever for back-to-back sequels. Mockingjay – Part 1 has already grossed more than $700 million worldwide.
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.
–“The Mockingjay Lives: The Making of Mockingjay – Part 1”: 8-part feature-length documentary
–“Straight From the Heart: A Tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman” featurette
–“Songs of Rebellion: Lorde on Curating the Soundtrack” featurette
–“Yellow Flicker Beat” – Lorde music video
–Audio Commentary with Director Francis Lawrence and Producer Nina Jacobson
–Sneak Peek of The Divergent Series: Insurgent
–English TrueHD Atmos Mix
–English 2.0 Dolby Digital Optimized for Late-Night Listening
–Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital DTS Headphone:X™ Audio Track
–English Descriptive Audio
–Subtitles: English/English SDH/Spanish