Lionsgate is about to release a movie for The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, which is the first book in a predecessor series. The movie will be released in November 17th, 2023.
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes has a teaser that gives an idea of what they expect when the movie is out. We know that it’s set to come out, but not where or when. The teaser makes us excited for it to be released because we want to rejoin this world and revisit Panem.
Coriolanus Snow is from a noble lineage, but when the war ended, his family’s position quickly faded. When he starts mentoring Lucy Gray Baird for upcoming Hunger Games; he is alarmed because District 12 is impoverished and weak.
After Lucy Gray sang during the reaping ceremony, Snow and Lucy realize they might be able to turn the odds in their favor.
Uniting their instincts for showmanship and newfound political savvy, they work together under a tight deadline to survive.
Currently, the cast sees Tom Blyth as the young Coriolanus Snow and Rachel Zegler as Lucy Gray Baird. The film is written by Michael Lesslie based on a draft by Michael Arndt. Francis Lawrence is returning as director.
Additional cast includes Jerome Lance, Ashley Liao, Knox Gibson, Mackenzie Lansing, Aamer Husain, Nick Benson, Laurel Marsden, Lilly Cooper, Luna Steeples, and Hiroki Berrecloth, all as tributes for the games.
You may be interested in learning more about the Hunger Games even if you’ve read the series. To refamiliarize yourself with The Hunger Games, visit our guide so that everything is clear. You can also watch them by either chronological timeline or date of release.
Hunger Games Movies in Order of Release
The Hunger Games – March 23, 2012.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – November 20, 2013.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – November 21, 2014.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 – November 20, 2015.
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes – Set to start production in 2022, with a tentative release date set for late 2023.
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
A pre-production movie that many are excited for is “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay” which was written by Micheal Arndt and Suzanne Collins with Francis Lawrence directing. In particular, it focuses on the actions of Coriolanus Snow as he tries to rise in the ranks from a mentor to the president. It shows his influence on the mentor system and features scenes from “The Hunger Games”.
However, the game show has already been established. If you are an avid reader of the series, you may already know the ending. The majority of readers are wondering how Capitol President Snow obtained his affinity for power and poison.\
The Hunger Games
64 years after the events of The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, we are introduced to Katniss Everdeen. She, alongside Peeta Mellark, fights against the hard-pressed competitors from other districts to become the last two spawn standing. Throughout this fight, we come to see how much the Capital will go to keep the districts in chains.