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'Catching Fire' director gig down to Francis Lawrence, Bennett Miller

By Adam B. Vary, EW.com
April 19, 2012 -- Updated 1534 GMT (2334 HKT)
The 2005 biopic
The 2005 biopic "Capote," and last year's "Moneyball" won Bennett Miller wide acclaim.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The choices for the replacement of "Hunger Games'" Gary Ross might be Francis Lawrence and Bennett Miller
  • Lawrence has extensive experience with visual effects-driven action sequences
  • Miller does have an Academy Award nomination to his name for his debut feature