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LOS ANGELES -- The final book in The Hunger Games trilogy is coming to the big-screen in two parts starting in 2014.

Lionsgate Films announced Tuesday that The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 will be released Nov. 21, 2014, and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 will follow on Nov. 20, 2015.

The filmmakers are following the lead of two other teen-based literary franchises, Harry Potter and Twilight, whose final books were broken into two parts for film.

Mockingjay, Part 1 will come out a year after the Nov. 22, 2012, release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the second film based on Suzanne Collins' novels about televised death matches in a future North American society.

Starring Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games debuted last March and has taken in nearly $700 million worldwide.

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