Lionsgate’s Hunger Games prequel movie, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, is expected to start filming in 2022. The YA book series created by Suzanne Collins turned into an unbelievably fruitful franchise during the 2010s for Lionsgate. They starred Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen and, after splitting The Hunger Games: Mockingjay into two parts, the four movies procured more than $3 billion around the world. This achievement guaranteed that more stories in the universe would be told eventually, especially on the big screen.
Lionsgate motion picture bunch chairman, Joe Drake, uncovered in the organization’s quarterly income call (by means of Deadline) that the studio’s Hunger Games prequel movie is intending to start production next year. The particular timeframe for the start of filming on The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is the first 50% of 2022. Drake said that the expectation is for the movie to be delivered in theaters during the late 2023 financial year or mid 2024 monetary year. Lionsgate’s financial year starts April 1, which probably puts The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’ delivery during the 2024 delivery schedule.
This information on The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’ movie adaptation is a welcome update for fans of the novel and overall franchise. With Francis Lawrence as of now installed as the director and Michael Ardnt writing the script, Lionsgate’s arrangements for production should mean some casting news could show up soon. The biggest role the Hunger Games prequel movie needs to fill is that of a youthful Snow and discovering somebody who can conceivably play a more youthful Donald Sutherland. There are additionally key roles like Lucy Gray, Sejanus Plinth, and others that Lionsgate should fill.
As Lionsgate pushes ahead with the Hunger Games prequel movie, it will be fascinating to perceive what move toward they take with the next chapter in the franchise. There aren’t many opportunities for recognizable characters to return based on the book, but even those who are featured won’t be played by similar actors. Lionsgate cast relatively unknown actors for the first Hunger Games movies, so they could take a similar methodology when tracking down the next batch of driving characters. In the mean time, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes has a totally different setting to it than the story crowds are now acquainted with, so the movie could roll out certain improvements to expand the action en route. Notwithstanding, it seems as though fans of the Hunger Games franchise won’t need to wait too long for the next movie.