Fans Hungry for “The Hunger Games”

March 23, 2012 marks the world premier of “The Hunger Games”, based on the best selling series by Suzanne Collins. “The Hunger Games” trilogy has sold more than 26 million copies worldwide, including 26 foreign editions. The movie counterpart was both co-written and co-produced by Collins herself.

The Lionsgate film is expected to draw the interest of a wider audience than the Twilight Saga, withinterest from men younger than 25 sitting at 28% against the 10% for Breaking Dawn” according to Digitalspy.com. Interest in “The Hunger Games” is tracking to be nearly three times as much as the first Twilight movie.  The movie is in the running to be the biggest opening ever, even surpassing Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 which totaled $138.1 million, with an expected opening of anywhere between $100 and $140 million.