‘Hunger Games’ Sequel ‘Catching Fire’ Gets Release Date

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The highly-anticipated film adaptation of The Hunger Games won’t be released for another seven months, but it’s sequel has already been set!

A statement from Lionsgate confirmed that Catching Fire will hit theaters on November 22, 2013 — just in time for the holidays.

Although no other details are known at this time, Joe Drake, co-COO of Lionsgate and President of its Motion Picture Group is excited for fans to finally see this story come to life.

In the statement, Drake said:

“The magical thing about the Hunger Games trilogy is that the books have such a vastly broad appeal. The stories truly offer something for everyone, and the period around the Thanksgiving weekend is such an opportunity for families and friends to make an event of going to the movies.”

We know we’ll be waiting with bated breath!

The Hunger Games is set to be released on March 23, 2012 and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth and many more. Check out a guide to the ensemble cast below!