'Hunger Games' Has Big Opening Weekend

The adventure film The Hunger Games collected $155 million at the box office over the weekend. A sequel is already in the works.

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And today's last word in business is an appetite for "The Hunger Games." Apparently a lot of people spent part of their weekend at the movie theater watching Katniss Everdeen run through the woods. The adventure film collected $155 million at box offices this weekend. That's the most ever for a film that is not a sequel.

Speaking of sequels, "Hunger Games" producers must be liking their odds in the future. They already have a sequel in the works. It is scheduled to start filming this fall.

That wraps up the business news here on MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm David Greene.

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