The saga that launched the career of Jennifer Lawrence to stardom, the world will have a new delivery, as has been revealed by the studio Lionsgate. What will be in the form of a prequel, and will be an adaptation of Ballad of songbirds, and snakes, the new book of Suzanne Collins, author of the trilogy’s best-sellers, which will be published next may 19.
Joe Drake, president of Lionsgate, said in a statement that “the wait has been worth it” because the new book of Collins ‘ offers everything that fans of The hunger games might expect, and, in addition, opens new storylines and introduces a cast of characters completely new“.
Though for now there is no known name of the castyes , that will be repeated by Francis Lawrence, who directed three of the four previous films, and also the producer Nina Jacobson and screenwriter Michael Arndt.
The story will revolve around the years of youth of the villainous Coriolanus Snow, which in previous releases was played by Donald Sutherland, as an adult. However, at 18, still had no plans to become the tyrannical president of Panem. The home of the Snow, once so influential, are going through difficult times and sees a great opportunity to change the situation when it is chosen to be a mentor of the Tenth Hunger Games.
In this way, the fans are going to have the opportunity to experience first-hand the time that followed immediately after “The dark days”the civil war failed of Panem, already in times of peace, originated the annual event televised in the districts of the country are required to send two tributes to fight to death until only left one.
Collins said when he announced in summer of last year that would see the light a new novel of the franchise, who wanted him to “explore our nature, who we are and what we perceive that we need for survival. The period of reconstruction 10 years after the war, when Panem struggle to get back on foot, it is a context fertile for characters that are facing these issues and who, therefore, are to define their vision of humanity“.
The Hunger Games. Ballad of songbirds, and snakes
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