"Catching Fire" goes into production in September with a release planned for 2013
Everyone wants a piece of Katniss.
Universal Pictures has acquired distribution rights in Italy to "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," the follow-up to Lionsgate's dystopic smash, the studios said Tuesday.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
"The Hunger Games" has grossed roughly $650 million at the worldwide box office. It opens in China this week.
"Catching Fire" will go into production in September and will be released worldwide on Nov. 22, 2013.