Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes Release Date for the Hunger Games Prequel

Lionsgate announced Ballad about songbirds and snakes release date for the upcoming Hunger Games prequel movie at CinemaCon today.

A short teaser trailer, which did not show any footage from the upcoming film, showed the date and said, “The world will discover … who is a song … and who is a snake.” No cast was revealed, but a cinema release date of November 17, 2023 was set. It is based on the prequel novel by Suzanne Collins, which was published in 2020.

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The ballad about songbirds and snakes takes place 64 years before the events of the trilogy, starting the morning after the harvest of the tenth Hunger Games, where an 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow is assigned as a mentor to the tribute girl from the poor district 12.

“In this return to The Hunger Games“years before he would become the tyrannical president of Panem, 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow sees a chance for a change in fortune when he is elected to mentor Lucy Gray Baird, the girl tribute from poor district 12,” the official said. synopsis.

The film adaptation is written by the Oscar-winning author Michael Arndt (Little Miss Sunshine), based on the treatment of Collins. Arndt is no stranger to the franchise, having previously served as one of the writers at 2013’s Catching fire movie.

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That Hunger Games prequel will be produced by Nina Jacobson, who produced the original series of films through Color Force along with partner Brad Simpson, with Collins attached as executive producer.

The film franchise consisting of four films (The Hunger Games, Catching fire, Mockingjay Part 1, Mockingjay-del 2) has earned a total worldwide gross of nearly $ 3 billion

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