(CNN) — Get ready for a return trip to Panem.
A new movie of the universe “The Hunger Games” is in process in the studio Lionsgate. The production will be an adaptation of “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes”, the upcoming prequel of “The hunger games”, as it is known in Spanish film, from author Suzanne Collins.
The book develops during the tenth Games annual hunger and focuses on the life of Coriolanus Snow of 18 years, the man who later became the ruthless ruler of Panem, and that in the series of movies is played by Donald Sutherland.
The book will be launched on the 19th of may.
The new movie has no release date.
The new installment of “The hunger games” will be handled by director Francis Lawrence, who oversaw three of the four previous films of the franchise.
The screenwriter Michael Arndt and producer Nina Jacobson are also on board for the prequel.
Movies The hunger games, which premiered from 2012 onwards, have been led by Jennifer Lawrence with the main character of Katniss Everdeen.