Wednesday, June 22, 2022

“The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes”

The new "Hunger Games" prequel feature, "The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes", to be directed by Francis Lawrence, is based on the 2020 novel by Suzanne Collins, starring Rachel Zegler and Tom Blyth, opening in theaters November 17, 2022: 

 "...years before he would become the tyrannical 'President of Panem', 18-year-old 'Coriolanus Snow' is the last hope for his fading lineage, a once-proud family that has fallen from grace in a post-war 'Capitol. With the 10th annual 'Hunger Games' fast approaching, the young Snow is alarmed when he is assigned to mentor 'Lucy Gray Baird', the girl tribute from impoverished 'District 12'. 

“But, after Lucy Gray commands all of Panem’s attention by defiantly singing during the reaping ceremony, Snow thinks he might be able to turn the odds in their favor. Uniting their instincts for showmanship and newfound political savvy, Snow and Lucy’s race against time to survive will ultimately reveal who is a songbird, and who is a snake..."

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