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USA Today revealed an ‘exclusive interview’ clip with Hunger Games actress Elizabeth Banks and director Gary Ross.
In this exclusive clip released by MSN, Hunger Games director Gary Ross talks about the music used in the film. This clip is included in the bonus features of The Hunger Games DVD which will be released on August 18th.
We previously reported that Hunger Games director Gary Ross’ book ’Bartholomew Biddle and the Very Big Wind’ will be released in November.
So, what inspired him to write a book for kids?
“[Actress] Elisabeth Shue read it in the movie,” Ross recalls. Ever since the movie’s release 15 years ago, fans have inquired in various forums how they could purchase the book from which Shue read.
Gary Ross’ Book ‘Bartholomew Biddle and the Very Big Wind’ To Be Released In November (Available for Pre-Order)
A children’s book ‘ Bartholomew Biddle and the Very Big Wind written by Hunger Games director Gary Ross and illustrated by Matthew Myers will be released on November 13, 2012.
Bartholomew Biddle’s life has always been pretty ordinary, but when a huge wind blows past his window one night, he feels the call of adventure — and he can’t resist the urge to grab his bedsheet and catch a ride. Soon he’s soaring far above his little town, heading wherever the wind takes him! After spending time on an island full of pleasure-seeking pirates and at a prep school that boasts a hundred shades of gray, Bart finds himself in a mysterious cove where the wind doesn’t blow. Stuck, Bart is forced to face the fact that his flying days might be over. Will he ever get home again?
Hunger Games director Gary Ross was chosen to speak at the May 11 graduation ceremony for the University of Southern California School of Theater.
Here’s an excerpt from Ross’ speech: