Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Science fiction adventure film "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" will hit the screens in key metros in the country Nov 28 -- a week after it opens in theatres worldwide.
Presented by global content provider Lionsgate, the movie is based on the novel "Mockingjay", the third in a trilogy written by Suzanne Collins. The movie continues to follow Katniss Everdeen who becomes a reluctant hero and a symbol of hope for the nation of Panem.
The film's premiere will be held in London Nov 10.
Beginning in Beijing, the cast, including Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Sam Claflin, director Francis Lawrence and producers Nina Jacobson and Jon Kilik, will embark on a 'World Press Tour' with stops in Seoul, London, New York and Los Angeles.
Lawrence reprises her character as Katniss Everdeen in the film.
The movie is the first of the two cinematic parts based on the novel and will be followed up by a concluding instalment "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2".