A few weeks ago, Steven Soderbergh showed up on the North Carolina set of next year's very much anticipated film, 'The Hunger Games.' After a 'Hunger Games' crewmember "outed" Soderbergh's presence on Twitter (the Tweet was quickly deleted), the Internet went wild with speculation: Was 'The Hunger Games' director Gary Ross in trouble? Was Soderbergh taking over? Was he shooting second unit? Why would Soderbergh only be there to shoot on second unit? Was Soderbergh shooting the sequel?

Moviefone spoke to Soderbergh just this afternoon to discuss his new film, 'Contagion' (the full interview will publish next week). But he also took the time to tell us the full story of why, exactly, Steven Soderbergh was on the set of 'The Hunger Games.' So, in Steven Soderbergh's own words...
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