Book Report On Lions Gate Entertainments ' Trailer For The Latest Installment '

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Krysta Zerance Professor Montgomery CRTW 201 November 5, 2014 Paper Two Lions Gate Entertainments ' trailer for the latest installment in author Suzanne Collins ' Hunger Games book trilogy adaptation The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 ( was made with a wide array of types of people in mind. As the third film in a series of four, the target audience are those, aged thirteen to eighteen years old, who have already seen the previous films or read the books. However, entertainment companies like Lions Gate want their work to reach out to as many people as possible, therefore Lions Gate is also trying to pull in a new audience. The Hunger Games was geared to be a success from the beginning, with Publisher Weekly reporting over 800,000 copies being sold within two years of the book 's release and 750,000 copies of the sequel Catching Fire being sold within its first year (Roback). I will use the importance and breadth of what was included in the trailer and to argue that the Hunger Games franchise is successful because the films invoke senses of sacrifice, love, and identity, things anyone can understand, and not simply because it is another fad. The Hunger Games franchise consists of four films based off of three books. With the previous film, Catching Fire, being the highest-grossing film in the United States of America in 2013 as reported by the Hollywood Reporter, it is widely perceived will be just as, if not more, successful

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