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The highly anticipated blockbuster the hunger games is barring a new appetite for -- some in North Carolina.
The starting to hit us how huge.
-- -- -- is going to be for north talent.
Everything was shot North Carolina for the post apocalyptic settings of the capital where the teens must duel to the -- get those of district twelve.
The state hopes to cash in on what -- expecting to be a box office success.
When he opens this weekend's.
People want to experience.
The feel in the the scenery from the movie are gonna get that experience only in North Carolina so we're really looking forward to what's gonna happen.
The film shot over six months uses north Carolina's vast landscape in geography.
Already date -- or weekend packages are available for those who want to retrace the journey of cat -- at her friend.
Mean found locations that you couldn't believe how right they -- for the one of the movie's main filming locations was downtown Charlotte, North Carolina.
Not only does the convention center behind me play host of the 2012 Democratic National Convention it was also the home of some of the movie's biggest scenes.
The international spotlight of the world's focused on North Carolina and we love that it's the largest film.
-- to be made in North Carolina this.
Point the only film shot North Carolina that will rivaled the success of hunger games was dirty dancing.
Which boosted the State's seventeen billion dollar tourism industry by 25%.
We're talking about a very big impact.
On the stage the only team that can make the North Carolina -- is -- industry even happier is if Lionsgate -- to return to North Carolina.
To film the remaining installment.
We've got a greater relationship with landscape.
And weren't -- with them right now.
Made the odds be ever in your favor yeah.
More in Charlotte, North Carolina very -- Fox News.
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