The Hunger Games’ next installment is a prequel.
Prepare to return to Panem’s dystopian world with “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes.” It is set to hit theaters on November 17, 2023. This highly anticipated prequel promises to be a riveting addition to the Hunger Games franchise. The film stars Tom Blyth as the young Coriolanus Snow and Rachel Zegler as the charismatic Lucy Gray Baird. It also features the talents of Peter Dinklage, Hunter Schafer, Josh Andrés Rivera, Jason Schwartzman, and Viola Davis. Watch the trailer below!
This prequel takes us 64 years before Katniss Everdeen’s iconic tribute, delving deep into the past of the man who would become the authoritarian President of Panem. Coriolanus Snow, in his youth, is the last hope for his crumbling Snow family legacy. Once a prominent name in the Capitol, the Snows have fallen from grace after a brutal war. When Coriolanus is reluctantly tasked with mentoring Lucy Gray Baird, a tribute from the impoverished District 12, their lives become intricately intertwined. As Lucy Gray’s enchanting presence captivates the audience of Panem, Coriolanus sees an opportunity to alter their destinies. Amidst a precarious balance of morality and ambition, Snow begins a race against time, questioning whether he will emerge as a songbird or a snake in this high-stakes Hunger Games prequel. Prepare to be spellbound as this thrilling saga unveils the untold origins of one of literature’s most complex villains.