One of the most successful sagas of recent years, and which crowned Jennifer Lawrence as the star world, you will have a new film in the form of a prequel.
The studio Lionsgate, which led to the big screen the story of ‘The Hunger Games’ by means of four films, unveiled his plans to adapt “TheBallad of Songbirds and Snake”, the new book that the author Suzanne Collins plans to publish the 19 of may.
Francis Lawrence, who directed three of the four films, will also go behind the camera in this new film.The producer Nina Jacobson and screenwriter Michael Arndt will return in addition to the saga. “The wait for the new book of Suzanne has been worth it,” said the president of Lionsgate, Joe Drake.
“Offers everything fans could expect from ‘TheHungerGames’ and, in addition, opens new paths and presents an overview of characters completely new,” he added.
“Lionsgate has always been the home in the film ‘TheHungerGames’ and I am delighted to be back working with them with this new book”, he said, for his part, Collins.
For now there is no news on names for the cast of ‘TheBallad of Songbirds and the Snake’, which will revolve around the youth of the villainous Coriolanus Snow, who in the tapes earlier and already as an adult was played by Donald Sutherland.
‘The Hunger Games’ (2012), the only one of all the movies that directed by Gary Ross, opened a saga dystopian trend in Hollywood (later would other similar proposals as ‘Divergent’ or ‘MazeRunner’) and triumphed with Jennifer Lawrence as the protagonist, and 694 million dollars of revenue worldwide (on a budget of 78 million).
Francis Lawrence took the reins thereafter and addressed the three following tapes: ‘In Flames’ (2013), ‘Sinsajo – Part 1’ (2014) and ‘Sinsajo – Part 2’ (2015). In total, the four tapes got almost 3,000 million dollars at the box office. By Agencia Efe Image: Clasos