Lionsgate introduced the Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes launch date for the upcoming Starvation Video games prequel movie throughout CinemaCon in the present day.
A brief teaser trailer, which didn’t present any footage from the upcoming movie, confirmed off the date and acknowledged, “The world will uncover… who’s a tune… and who’s a snake.” No forged was revealed, however a theatrical launch date of November 17, 2023, was set. It’s primarily based on the prequel novel by Suzanne Collins, which was launched in 2020.
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The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is ready 64 years earlier than the occasions of the trilogy, beginning on the morning of the reaping of the Tenth Starvation Video games the place an 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow is assigned because the mentor for the tribute woman from the impoverished District 12.
“On this return to The Starvation Video games, years earlier than he would turn out to be the tyrannical President of Panem, 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow sees an opportunity for a change in fortunes when he’s chosen to be a mentor to Lucy Grey Baird, the woman tribute from impoverished District 12,” says the official synopsis.
The movie adaptation will likely be written by Oscar-winning-scribe Michael Arndt (Little Miss Sunshine), primarily based on the remedy by Collins. Arndt isn’t any stranger to the franchise as he beforehand served as one of many writers on 2013’s Catching Hearth movie.
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The Starvation Video games prequel will likely be produced by Nina Jacobson, who produced the unique collection of movies by means of Shade Power alongside associate Brad Simpson, with Collins connected as an govt producer.
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The movie franchise consisting of 4 motion pictures (The Starvation Video games, Catching Hearth, Mockingjay-Half 1, Mockingjay-Half 2) has earned a mixed worldwide gross of almost $3 billion