However, if the authors give into the temptation of huge paychecks and decide to sell those rights over to Lionsgate, fans could very well see a Star Wars situation play out with Twilight and The Hunger Games. Lionsgate plans on revisiting these blockbusters with either new installments or spin-offs if the studio will be able to cut good deals.
"There are a lot more stories to be told, and we're ready to tell them when our creators are ready to tell those stories", Feltheimer reportedly said in a quarterly earnings call with analysts on Tuesday.
Then again, isn't nearly every major studio just looking to get the next big franchise off the ground these days?
Feltheimer previously told Variety that the company would be looking further into expanding the worlds of its two popular franchises, saying, "I would say there's no big franchise that any studio has that they're not trying to look at prequels, sequels, spinoffs, some version of that". With The Hunger Games, it's with author Suzanne Collins.More news: Up to 160 Applebee's and IHOPs to close
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"There are a lot more stories to be told, and we're ready to tell them", Lionsgate CEO says of their golden goose-franchises Twilight and The Hunger Games.
It looks like Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner may never lose their Twilight alter-egos. While she had the best time doing the movies, the actress said she was open to the idea that the reboot might feature a new cast without her.
The studio has also expressed interest in exploring other corners of the Hunger Games universe, perhaps in a prequel about the founding of the Games themselves.
"They've got to let the body get cold, in my opinion", Lawrence stated.