Produced by Nina Jacobson, both films will be written by Danny Strong ("The Butler"). ("Catching Fire" scribe Simon Beaufoy is bowing out.) Star Jennifer Lawrence will return as the young rebel leader along with Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth as her two rival swains. "Catching Fire" added to the ensemble Philip Seymour Hoffman (Plutarch), Sam Clafin (Finnick), Jena Malone (Johanna) and Amanda Plummer (Wiress). James Newton Howard is scoring the film.
Here's the official synopsis.
THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PARTS 1 & 2 make up the third and fourth installments of heroine Katniss Everdeen’s journey as she leads the districts of Panem in a rebellion against the tyrannical and corrupt Capitol. As the war that will determine the fate of Panem escalates, Katniss must decipher for herself who she can trust and what needs to be done, with everything she cares for in the balance.