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Advance Tickets for The Hunger Games On Sale February 22, 2012

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Advance Tickets for The Hunger Games On Sale February 22, 2012

Advance tickets for the highly anticipated film adaptation of ‘The Hunger Games’ will go on sale on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, Daily Blam is reporting. Lionsgate confirmed the news to mark the celebration of the 74 days until the action drama’s release, as the film takes place during the 74th Annual Hunger Games.

The advance tickets will be available on Movietickets and and Fandango. ‘The Hunger Games’ is slated to hit theaters on March 23, 2012.

The film, which was directed by Gary Ross and produced by Jon Kilik, is based on Suzanne Collins’ best-selling novel of the same name. The first in a trilogy of sci-fi action novels, ‘The Hunger Games’ has sold over three million copies in print in America alone.

‘The Hunger Games’ follows a Capitol which requires its twelve districts to pay tribute in form of a teenage boy and girl. The teens from each district are forced to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight-to-the-death live televised event. When the younger sister of Katniss Everdeen, played by Jennifer Lawrence in the film, is chosen in the lottery to participate, Katniss volunteers to take her place. The ensemble cast also includes Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Stanley Tucci, Wes Bentley and Woody Harrelson.

Written by: Karen Benardello

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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