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Hunger Games Movies to Stay on Schedule Despite Actor’s Death

Mockingjay Part 1 will be released in November


Lionsgate’s (LGF) Hunger Games movies will not be pushed back despite the untimely death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Hunger GamesThe two Mockingjay movies will be released as planned with Part 1 set for a Nov. 21, 2014 release and Part 2 set for a Nov. 20, 2014 release. Hoffman — who plays Head Gamemaker Plutarch Heavensbee in the upcoming movies — died of an alleged drug overdose on Sunday at age 46.

Mockingjay Part 1 is the first half of the much-anticipated sequel to the Hunger Games movie which was released on March 2012.

LGF stock is down over 4% Monday.

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