‘Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’ Clip Remembers Why the Hunger Games Began

The much-anticipated prequel of Francis Lawrence and Gary Ross’s The Hunger Games series, The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes has dropped a quirky new Capitol-News clip featuring Lucky Flickerman (played by Jason Schwartzman) as he “patches up the hole” and reflects on why the Hunger Games actually began.

Lucky Flickerman, who is an ancestor of Caesar Flickerman (played by Stanley Tucci) in the initial four installments of the franchise, makes an announcement to the people of Panem that is synonymous with controlling the narrative and justifies that there is a price to be paid for the rebellion that was launched against the Capitol 10 years ago.

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