- 10/1/2012 – According to Variety, Danny Strong, will write the screenplays for Mockingjay Part 1 and Part 2.
- 10/1/2012 – According to The Hollywood Reporter, Danny Strong beat out a host of writers for the gig, including Cabin in the Woods and Cloverfield writer Drew Goddard; Vanessa Taylor, a writer and co-exec producer on Game of Thrones; and Argo scribe Chris Terrio.
- 10/16/2012 – Elizabeth Banks confirmed on her website that Danny Strong would write the Mockingjay scripts.
- 2/15/2013 – Danny Strong is finished with the Mockingjay Part 1 script, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
- 7/17/2012 – According to IndieWire, Lionsgate is already looking at directors for Mockingjay Part 1 and Part 2.
- 11/1/2012 – According to Collider, Francis Lawrence is set to direct Mockingjay Part 1 and Part 2.
- 11/1/2012 – Lionsgate confirmed that Francis Lawrence will return to direct Mockingjay Part 1 and Part 2.
- President Alma Coin
- 8/22/2013 – Lionsgate announced Natalie Dormer was cast as Cressida.
- Annie Cresta
- 8/26/2013 – Lionsgate announced Stef Dawson was cast as Annie.
- 8/27/2013 – Lionsgate announced Evan Ross was cast as Messalla.
- Commander Lyme
- 9/16/2013 – Lionsgate announced Lily Rabe was cast as Commander Lyme.
- Commander Paylor
- 9/18/2013 – Lionsgate announced Patina Miller was cast as Commander Paylor.
- 9/20/2013 – Lionsgate announced Mahershala Ali was cast as Boggs.
- 9/23/2013 – Lionsgate announced Elden Henson was cast as Pollux.
- 9/23/2013 – Lionsgate announced Wes Chatham was cast as Castor.
- 9/24/2013 – Lionsgate announced Omid Abtahi was cast as Homes.
- Leeg 1 & Leeg 2
- 9/27/2013 – Lionsgate announced Kim and Misty Ormiston Cast as Leeg 1 & Leeg 2.
- 7/10/2012 – Lionsgate announced that Mockingjay Part 1 will be released on November 21, 2014.
- 8/10/2012 – Lionsgate confirmed that Mockingjay Part 1 and Part 2 will film back-to-back.
- 4/7/2013 – According to Production Weekly, Mockingjay Part 1 and Part 2 will begin filming September 16, 2013 with shooting locations in Atlanta and Boston.
- 4/13/2013 – According to Production Weekly, Mockingjay Part 1 and Part 2 will film until May 20, 2014, with Los Angeles added as an additional filming location.
- 5/26/2013 – According to The UK Sun, Mockingjay Part 1 may film in Bristol, England and London.
- 9/22/2013 – Jennifer Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth began filming Mockingjay in the Atlanta area on September 21st.
- 9/25/2013 – According to DawsonNews.com, Mockingjay filmed in Dawson County on September 26th.
- 11/19/2013 – Francis Lawrence told The Hollywood Reporter that filming resumes after Thanksgiving and continues till December 20th. After a break for Christmas, they film for three more months in Atlanta and two months in Europe, mostly in order of the book.