The Hunger Games trilogy is set to be made into a stage show in summer 2016, it has been announced.
The stage adaptation will launch in a purpose-built theatre next to Wembley Stadium in London.
It will be created by Robin de Levita, who was behind a Dutch stage show about World War Two diarist Anne Frank.
The movie adaptations of The Hunger Games have taken around $1.5 billion at the worldwide box office.
The latest installment, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, will be released in cinemas later this month.
Based on the novels of Suzanne Collins, the dystopian tales follow the fortunes of Katniss Everdeen, who becomes a reluctant reality show heroine.
No further details of the production, or the plans to build a new theatre to accommodate it, have been disclosed.
Tim Phelan, chief marketing officer for Lionsgate – the company behind The Hunger Games film franchise – said the team behind the stage adaptation would “provide a uniquely immersive experience for fans around the world”.
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