Rachel Zegler packed the recordings The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes and shares new behind-the-scenes footage to celebrate. Based on Suzanne Collins’ 2020 novel, the upcoming prequel to The hunger Games series will take place 64 years before Katniss Everdeen and the events of the first film. It follows a young Coriolanus Snow as he mentors and bonds with Lucy Gray Baird, the female tribute selected to represent District 12 at the 10th annual Hunger Games. The film will premiere on November 17, 2023, and will star Tom Blyth, Hunter Schafer, Jason Schwartzman, Burn Gorman, Peter Dinklage, and Viola Davis.
After his work on the last three films, director Francis Lawrence returns to: The hunger games franchise for The ballad of songbirds and snakes. Recently, the director explained how the film’s story relates, revealing that the prequel will reveal more about Panem. He also notes that more background information will be revealed about well-known characters, including Jennifer Lawrence’s Katniss, and that the history of the song “The Hanging Tree” from The hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 will be explored. Filming for the prequel began in June, and last month Zegler provided a few updates on social media, taking a close look at Lucy and the production’s sets, including part of the Capitol.
utilities, Rachel Zegler announced on Twitter that she’s wrapped up shooting for The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. The actress notes that she “loved every secondof it and shares a few photos of her on set, holding the slate. Check out Zegler’s post above.
Can songbirds and snakes live up to the original Hunger Games movies?
The hunger Games series managed to become a critical and commercial success, setting multiple box office records and earning a spot on the list of highest-grossing film franchises. While it’s hard to predict how the prequel will perform, the change from Dune 2‘s release date can be seen as an early indication. Originally scheduled to premiere on the same day, many felt Dune would be more adamant about its own success, but the shift to November 3, 2023 suggests that: The ballad of songbirds and snakes can compete. With Lawrence and other members of The hunger GamesIf the production team returns, it could also prove able to stand alongside the other episodes.
It seems that anticipation for the upcoming prequel is slowly growing, and by the time the trailer is released it will be interesting to see how a new hunger games movie is received. With the talent brought on board, both in front of and behind the camera, it’s certainly not hard to imagine it’s going to be a success. Those who rave about Zegler’s hunger games casting and behind the scenes content can look forward to more updates like The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes goes to post production.
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