ABC Family Acquires Rights To 'The Hunger Games'

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ABC Family has bought the rights to the first film of the hugely popular The Hunger Games franchise in advance of its theatrical release on March 23, according to a source with knowledge of the negotiations.

TheHunger Games would be available to the Disney-owned cable net 30 months from release, putting it at a fall 2014 debut. The deal likely also includes the film sequel Chasing Fire, which is scheduled for a Nov. 22, 2013 theatrical release, according to the source.

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