After the huge box office success of the four films in the Hunger Games saga starring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, a fifth opus, set sixty years before the revolt, will be released in 2023. Find out the release date French and all the information.
The Hunger Games 5: Return to Panem
In May 2020, Suzanne Collins released a new novel from her Hunger Games saga. Called The Ballad of the Serpent and the Songbird, he is interested in the tenth edition of the games and the youth of Coriolanus Snow. Chronologically, the events take place about sixty years before the first film. At the time, the games were much more sordid than those in which Katniss participated. That’s what will find out young Lucy Gray BairdDistrict 12 tribute, which Coriolanus Snow must train.
Soon after the release of the novel, the Lionsgate studio announced that it was preparing a fifth film. An obvious decision given the incredible success that the previous saga had in theaters. Indeed, between 2012 and 2015, the four feature films starring Jennifer Lawrence brought in more than three billion dollars at the global box office.
Given that The Ballad of the Serpent and the Songbird is a prequel, the star of the other films The Hunger Games will not be present at the casting. But to lure audiences into theaters, it’s a new gritty heroine from Katniss who carries the story. She will be played in the film by Rachel Zegler, star of the West Side Story by Steven Spielberg, (and future Snow White in Disney’s new live action). Opposite her is actor Tom Blyth who will play Coriolanus Snow.
A few months ago, Lionsgate unveiled a very first snapshot of the two characters:
A French release date announced
Metropolitan Films, the French film distributor The Hunger Games: The Ballad of the Serpent and the Songbird revealed the release date of the feature film. It will arrive at the cinema in France on November 15, 2023two days before its release in the United States.
It is Francis Lawrence, the director of the last three films of the saga who directed it. The rest of the cast includes Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones) and Hunter Schafer (Euphoria).