Francis Lawrence and Nina Jacobson returning for ‘The Hunger Games’ prequel movie

And in some good news in 2020, Variety is reporting that veteran The Hunger Games director, Francis Lawrence, is back for the adaptation of the prequel story, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Original producer Nina Jacobson is also returning, with her Color Force partner Brad Simpson, and Michael Arndt (“Catching Fire”) will adapt the screenplay from a treatment written by Collins, who will also serve as … Continue reading Francis Lawrence and Nina Jacobson returning for ‘The Hunger Games’ prequel movie

Everything we know about ‘Songbirds and Snakes’

Yesterday, October 4th, the cover and title of the fourth Hunger Games book was released. The first industry announcement of the book noted that it will be set 64 years before the events of The Hunger Games, on the morning of the reaping of the Tenth Hunger Games, exploring “the state of nature, who we are, and what we perceive is required for our survival.” Author Suzanne Collins noted … Continue reading Everything we know about ‘Songbirds and Snakes’