With the upcoming launch of The Starvation Video games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, followers have been questioning if different characters like Finnick or Haymitch may get their very own sequel movies. Director Francis Lawrence reveals that he gained’t do any prequels that Suzanne Collins doesn’t helm.

The Starvation Video games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is the story of Lucy Grey Baird throughout the tenth annual Starvation Video games. Although, maybe extra importantly, it appears to be an origin story for President Snow. This opened a model new world of prospects for the franchise to discover different previous Starvation Video games winners like Haymitch or Finnick. Regardless of this, director Francis Lawrence refuses to make a movie that isn’t the brainchild of authentic author Suzanne Collins.

“If Suzanne has another thematic idea that she feels fits into the world of Panem — whether that’s with new people [or] familiar characters [like] Finnick, Haymitch, whoever — I’d be really interested in looking at it and being a part of it,” He instructed Selection. “But I don’t have any pull of just going, ‘I would love to do Finnick’s games.’ He’s a great character, but what’s the thematic underpinnings that make it worth telling and relevant?”

“If she has something to say, I want to hear it. I’m fascinated by her perspective. I will always want to follow her lead.”

Francis Lawrence’s refusal to do a prequel with out Suzanne Collins’ involvement is actually noble. In contrast to different younger grownup fiction items (like Harry Potter), The Starvation Video games is stuffed with political turmoil and classes on propaganda. It’d be extremely straightforward to dilute the which means of the unique works with spinoff prequels. Let’s simply hope The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes avoids that destiny.

The expertise behind the brand new Starvation Video games film

The Starvation Video games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is being directed by Francis Lawrence, who helmed the ultimate three movies within the authentic sequence. Michael Arndt, who gained an Academy Award for his screenplay for Little Miss Sunshine, has penned the script alongside Murderer’s Creed scribe Michael Lesslie. Along with Tom Blyth, the movie additionally options Rachel Zegler, Hunter Schafer, Jason Schwartzman, Peter Dinklage, Viola Davis, Burn Gorman, Fionnula Flanagan and Josh Andres Rivera, amongst many others.

The Starvation Video games centered on Katniss Everdeen’s rising recognition on a televised battle royale dying match and her subsequent management position within the rebellion in opposition to a fascist authorities. Lionsgate launched 4 movies primarily based on the novels, starring Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence as Everdeen reverse Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, and Elizabeth Banks. The movie sequence collectively grossed practically $3 billion on the worldwide field workplace.

The Starvation Video games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is scheduled for launch on November 17, 2023. Keep tuned for the newest information concerning the prequel and ensure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for extra content material!