Lionsgate made the announcement immediately on the finish of their CinemaCon panel that their anticipated Starvation Video games prequel, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, lastly has a launch date set for November seventeenth, 2023. The movie is getting its opening weekend proper earlier than Thanksgiving, so it will probably rake in that vacation rush. The unique movie’s sequels additionally opened that week of their respective years, so it is smart that the studio has locked that point in. It is going to open in good firm alongside DreamWorks Animation’s sequel, The TrollsTopia Film, and Paramount’s John Krasinski-directed Ryan Reynolds characteristic, If.
The sequels’ filmmaker, Francis Lawrence is on the helm. The script is being tailored by Starvation Video games writer Suzanne Collins, based mostly on her bestselling novel, with Michael Arndt (Little Miss Sunshine, Catching Fireplace), and Michael Lesslie. Collins and Tim Palen additionally will function EPs.
The prequel story is about years previous to the unique motion pictures. We see the 18-year outdated, Coriolanus Snow, who would develop into the tyrannical President of Panem. The younger Snow sees an opportunity for a change in fortunes when he's chosen to be mentor to Lucy Grey Baird, the lady tribute from impoverished District 12.
Are you wanting ahead to The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes?