Fortune Magazine talked with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 producer Nina Jacobson about how she started up her career after being let go from Disney in 2006.
Director Francis Lawrence had high praise for Nina, “A producer having her level of love of story is pretty rare,” said The Hunger Games director Francis Lawrence. “I think a lot of producers sit in story meetings and have ideas, but I don’t think they are quite as good as Nina’s.”
The article also mentions that Nina and author Suzanne Collins came to a verbal agreement over the phone, “I had such a strong emotional reaction to the book that there was no way she could see that she didn’t have a fan,” said Jacobson.
To read the full article, head over to Fortune.com.