All the Details on ‘Hunger Games’ Prequel ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’

May the odds ever be in our favor as the long-awaited “Hunger Games” prequel film headed for theaters.Based on Suzanne Collins’ novel “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,” the origin story behind the world of viral “The Hunger Games” series is revealed.

Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, and Josh Hutcherson shot to fame as the love triangle at the root of the post-apocalyptic life-or-death tournament comprised of teen tributes.Director Francis Lawrence returns to the franchise to helm “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,” introducing a whole new crop of tributes.

Screenwriter Michael Lesslie (“Assassin’s Creed”) pens the script.

The origin story of Panem President Coriolanus Snow, played by Donald Sutherland in the original movies, is also unveiled, with “The Gilded Age” breakout star Tom Blyth cast as the young Coriolanus.

Rachel Zegler is starring in the lead role.

The film is slated to premiere in theaters

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