Taking a page from Twilight and Harry Potter and then splitting that page into separate paragraphs you have to pay to read, Lionsgate has confirmed that it plans to spread its upcoming killer kids blockbuster-to-be The Hunger Games over four separate movies, despite author Suzanne Collins only providing three source novels. After all, it didn’t spend the last several months seemingly auditioning every actor in Hollywood just to end things naturally—and after Lionsgate execs crowed that the first Hunger Games had become “the highest-selling film we’ve ever had” at Cannes, the decision to do that three more times instead of a mere two became pretty obvious. Now the question becomes where the films will split the three novels, and just how much of the second and third movies will consist solely of long, pensive stares.

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