With the scarred four-eyed wizard gone from the box-office, and those glimmering blood suckers soon to be on their way out, teens need a new franchise to spend their parents' money on. Part science fiction, part young romance, and all parts adventure, The Hunger Games is that new franchise.
One day a couple summers back, I was checking my e-mail as I do countless times per day, when I came across an interesting e-mail from one of my entertainment industry contacts. It was an invitation to visit the set of a major Hollywood motion picture shooting in Vancouver, then titled A Tale of Two Sisters.
When you think of role models, you don't think of Wheeler (Seann William Scott), a partying, live life to the fullest type of guy or Danny (Paul Rudd), a guy who feels as if he's wasted the last 10 years of his life and hates everything. But maybe that's what makes them good role models: they're not the typical, cookie-cutter mold role models.