For those of you who are die-hard “Hunger Games” fans, some juicy tidbits have been beginning to leak around the internet about the upcoming movie adaptation. While there are some rumors out there that are definitely untrue, here are the facts: the movie rights have been acquired by Lionsgate, and the movie is set to release sometime in 2012. They studio is in talks with Gary Ross to direct the film. He is best known for being the director of “Seabiscuit” and “Pleasantville,” as well as being a writer and producer in movies such as “Big” and “Dave.” He tends to favor working with actor Tobey Maguire, so there have been some rumors as to his potential casting, though they are not completely reliable. Either way, it seems fans can look forward to the epic series coming to life on the silver screen two years from now!