The Hunger Games: Ballad of Songbirds and Snakesprequel to the saga The Hunger Games, already has a release date. The feature film, directed by Francis Lawrencewill hit theaters next Friday, November 17.
“Set in a Mr. Post-apocalypticthe prequel to The Hunger Games takes us back several decades before the beginning of the adventures of Katniss Everdeen. It is harvest morning that will begin the tenth Hunger Games. In the Capitol, Coriolanus Snow (Tom Blyth), eighteen years old, is preparing for a unique opportunity: to achieve glory as a Games mentor. The once-influential House of Snow has fallen on hard times, and his fate depends on Coriolanus outwitting, outwitting, and charming his companions as mentor of the tribute awarded to him. Everything is against him. They have humiliated him by assigning him to the tribute of the impoverished district 12. Now, their destinies are irremediably linked…”, the official synopsis has advanced.
Rachel Zegler, Viola Davis, Dexter Sol Ansell, Hunter Schafer, Rosa Gotzler, Jason Schwartzman, Josh Andres Rivera, Mackenzie Lansing, Clemens Schick, Peter Dinklage, Fionnula Flanagan y Ashley Liao, among other actors, complete the main cast of the film. The production script was written by Michael Arndt y Michael Lesslie.
The acclaimed film saga began in 2012 with the premiere of The Hunger Gamesdirected by Gary Ross and starring Jennifer Lawrence y Josh Hutcherson. The sequel, The Hunger Games: Catching Firehit theaters in 2013 and was directed by Francis Lawrence. The franchise ended with two feature films: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay. Part 1 y The Hunger Games: Mockingjay. Part 2, released in 2014 and 2015 respectively. These two films also featured Francis Lawrence behind the cameras.
As for the literary saga written by Suzanne Collins, it is a franchise made up of four books: The Hunger Games, On fire, Sinsajo y Ballad of songbirds and snakes.