Prequel of the Hunger Games is official and will be directed by the same director of the ancient saga


A new movie of the universe “The Hunger Games” is taking place on Lionsgate. The film will be an adaptation of “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes”, the upcoming prequel of “Hunger Games” author Suzanne Collins.

The book develops during the tenth edition of the Hunger Games and focuses on Coriolanus Snow, 18 years of age, the man who later became the ruthless ruler of Panem, and the series of movies is played by Donald Sutherland.

The book opens on the 19th of may. The new movie has no release date. The new prequel of “The Hunger Games” will be directed by 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. The movies “The Hunger Games” premiered in 2012, starring Jennifer Lawrence as protagonist Katniss Everdeen.