The Hunger Games is about to have a prequel film that should go into production starting in 2022, according to what has been revealed by Lionsgate. He will be directing the film Francis Lawrence, the same director who took care of the four films in the original trilogy, but almost everything about the film is still shrouded in mystery, including the cast, even though we know that is expected to come out between 2023 and 2024.
The Hunger Games: A prequel movie is coming
The first Hunger Games movie came out in 2012, and is based on a series of books of the same name written by Suzanne Collins. Set in a future dystopian version of the United States called Panem, each year a boy and girl from each of the nation's districts must take part in the Hunger Games as punishment for past riots against Capitol City.
The Games are a televised competition in which teenage "tributes" have to fight to the death. No.and movies, Jennifer Lawrence played Katniss Everdeen, a tribute from Panem's poorest neighborhood who volunteers to take part in the Games in place of her younger sister. Subsequent films chronicle his rebellion against the regime and the conspiracies of the Capitol City leaders.
The series also has other important actors such as Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Stanley Tucci e Donald Sutherland.
As for the prequel film, this will be based on Collins' novel, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, which was released just last year. Set over 60 years before the first Hunger Games novel, the story follows an XNUMX-year-old from Capitol City who is tasked with mentoring one of the Games' tributes, but when their fates are intertwined, things start to get complicated.
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- Collins, Suzanne (Author)