Credit: Amazon Photo: Mockingjay Book Cover

As with other big-budget movie franchises based on books (ahem, Harry Potter and Twilight), The Hunger Games will milk its source material for all it’s worth by splitting the final installment of the series into two parts.

Lionsgate will release part one of Mockingjay, the third book of Suzanne Collins’s mega-popular trilogy, on November 21, 2014. Part two will hit theaters the following year, on November 20, 2015.

Fortunately, we won’t have to wait quite so long for more Hunger Games action: Katniss is set to return to the big screen next fall when Catching Fire premieres on November 22, 2013. Philip Seymour Hoffman is already a lock for gamemaker Plutarch Heavensbee, but other juicy roles like Johanna and Finnick are still up for grabs.

Source: Deadline

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