The rumours are true! A decade after The Starvation Video games trilogy got here to an finish, a prequel by best-selling writer Suzanne Collins is on it’s approach.
We’ve got a reputation, a e book cowl and a launch date everybody. The prequel will probably be known as The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, and will probably be launched on 19 Could 2020 by Scholastic.
The duvet was revealed for the primary time on Good Morning America and options the gold mockingjay with a snake wrapped round it, with a background of inexperienced and black circles. A whopping 2.5 million copies will probably be despatched out on the primary printing run, set to be a success.
The most recent novel will probably be set 64 years earlier than the start of the trilogy, which had been every tailored into the large display with the lead heroine Katniss Evergreen performed by Jennifer Lawrence. The story will observe the early days of Panem internet hosting the Starvation Video games the place kids from the districts are plucked by way of a lottery system to compete in a battle of survival and compelled to struggle and kill one another for leisure functions.
The writer revealed in a press release that, “With this e book, I wished to discover the state of nature, who we’re, and what we understand is required for our survival.”
Collins added: “The reconstruction interval 10 years after the battle, generally known as the Darkish Days – because the nation of Panem struggles again to its toes – gives fertile floor for characters to grapple with these questions and thereby outline their views of humanity.”
The Starvation Video games trilogy movies fetched practically $three billion (£2.four billion) on the field workplace. The final of the 4 franchise movies led to 2015 with Mockingjay – Half Two starring Lawrence alongside Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks and Stanley Tucci.
When you’re questioning whether or not this one will hit the large display too, you’ll have to attend a bit of longer as Lionsgate have but to verify whether or not they’ve purchased the rights or not. Nevertheless, chairman Joe Drake mentioned: “We have been speaking with [Collins] in the course of the writing course of and we look ahead to persevering with to work carefully along with her on the film.”
Sounds fairly promising, proper? The chances are in our favour!