Now that production for The Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire has caught fire, little details are slowly going to slip out. Namely, how it's going to fix the problems the original had with IMAX...or not. By the sounds of this choice quote from Josh Hutcherson (during an interview with MTV), the IMAX scenes might be a little much:
I admit this is very little to go on, but this does deserve some speculation. When Alec wrote his initial essay about the camerawork for the first Hunger Games, he noted that the, arena scenes especially, were just far too busy. If they do shoot the every arena scene, or even just a few, in IMAX and then switch to a standard camera for scenes outside of that arena, the whole thing is just going to hurt everyone's eyes forever.
Then again, Hutcherson could have no idea what he's talking about. If that's the case, we have no reason to worry.