Filming of the highly anticipated adaptation of ‘The Hunger Games – The Song of Birds and Serpents‘ have already been closed and, very soon, we will be revisiting the iconic and troubled world of Panem.
While further details about the production are not revealed, Jennifer Lawrencewho portrayed Katniss Everdeen in the original cinematic quadrilogy, commented on the prequel and said that it makes her feel old.
“It makes me feel old as mold”she said in an interview with The New York Times🇧🇷 “I remember when I was 21 and thinking, ‘Oh my God, one day they’re going to remake [os filmes]🇧🇷 But I’ll be so old when that happens! I’ll be dead!’”.
Previously, the lionsgate released a video in which Rachel Zeglerinterpreter of the protagonist Lucy Gray Baird, takes us on a behind-the-scenes tour of the derivative film.
Tom Blyth also stars in the production as young Coriolanus Snow.
The cast is also made up of Irene Boehm🇧🇷 Cooper Dillon🇧🇷 Luna Kuse🇧🇷 Kjell Brutscheidt🇧🇷 Dimitri Abold🇧🇷 Athena Strates🇧🇷 Dakota Shapiro🇧🇷 George Somner🇧🇷 Vaughan Reilly🇧🇷 Peter Dinklage🇧🇷 viola Davis🇧🇷 Jerome Lance, Ashley Liao, Knox Gibson, Mackenzie Lansing, Aamer Husain, Jason Schwartzman, Max Raphael, Zoe Renee, Ayomide Adegun, Kaitlyn Akinpelumi, Sofia Sanchez and Amelie Hoeferle🇧🇷
Boehm will play District 7 tribute Lamina. Dillon will play District 4 tribute Mizzen, while Strates will play his mentor, Persephone Price. Kuse and Bruscheidt will play the District 10 tribute Brandy and Tanner, respectively. Abold will play the District 11 tribute, Reaper. Shapiro and Reilly will play two Covey members, Billy Taupe and Maude Ivory, respectively. Somner will play Spruce from District 12.
Dinklage will play Casca Highbottom, dean of the Academy and unintentional creator of the Hunger Games. When the Games were officially announced, Highbottom served as the public face of the event, beginning a spiral that would last for years and culminate in his assassination by future President Coriolanus Snow. Davis, meanwhile, will play the commander of the 10th annual Hunger Games, Dr. Volumnia Gaul.
Lance will play Marcus, a tribute from District 2; Liao will play Clemensia Dovecote, one of Snow’s closest friends and mentor to the District 11 tribute; Gibson will play Bobbin, a District 8 tribute; Lansing will play Coral, tribute from District 4; Husain will play Felix Ravinstill, mentor to the tribute from District 11; and, finally, Schwartzman will be Lucrécio “Lucky” Flickerman, presenter of the Hunger Games🇧🇷
Fionnula Flanagan (Grandma’am), Isobel Jesper Jones (Mayfair Lipp) Honor Gillies (Azure Beard), Eike Onyambu (Tam Amber) Konstantin Taffet (Clerk Carmine) Burn Gorman (Commander Hoff), Scott Folan (Beanpole), Carl Spencer (Smiley) Michael Greco (Strabo Plinth) and Daniela Grubert (Mrs. Plinth) complete the team.
Remembering that the film will be distributed in Brazil by Paris Films and will be released on the day November 16, 2023🇧🇷
Check out the first teaser:
In the plot, “Years before he becomes the tyrannical President of Panem, 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow sees a chance for a change in fortunes when he is chosen to mentor Lucy Gray Baird, the tribute girl of impoverished District 12.”
The history of ‘The Song of Birds and Serpents‘ is based on the prelude book that Suzanne Collins and will take place 64 years before the first films, telling the plot of the Dark Days, a period of 10 years after the war, before Panem reached its peak.
The film will be directed by Francis Lawrence, responsible for directing the last three chapters of ‘Hunger Games🇧🇷 The script is signed by Collins herself and by Michael Arndtwho worked in ‘On fire’🇧🇷
Stay tuned for more information!