After game of Thronesthe Emmy winner Peter Dinklage it will become in Casca Highbottom for The Hunger Games: Ballad of Songbirds and Serpents. The prequel to the film saga will focus on the origins of Coriolanus Snow and his rise to power in Panem. The film will be based on the last novel published by the writer SuzanneCollins and will be screened at the end of 2023.
Casca is described as the rector of the Academy, which will be one of the main settings of the story.. In addition to the British star, they will perform Tom Blyth in the role of Snow and Rachel Zegler as the Lucy Gray Baird tribute. the filmmaker Francis Lawrence, who was behind the first four installments of the franchise, will be in charge of directing the production. Nina Jacobson, a regular collaborator in the production, will return with Brad Simpson in this same position.
Dinklage previously became known for his notable role as Tyrion Lannister in the acclaimed television series HBO which was based on the books George R.R. Martin. Throughout eight seasons, she played the youngest of this family clan and won the recognition of the Emmy awards, as well as the applause of critics and audiences in the world. In his works for the big screen, he has also participated in X-Men: days of future past, Pixels, Avengers: Infinity War, Three ads for a crime, Don’t worry, I’ll take care of youamong others.
The long-awaited prequel The Hunger Games
After the end of Katniss Everdeen’s story in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (2014), viewers said goodbye to Jennifer Lawrence and this dystopian universe set in the future. Later, Collins’ new post let it be known that the sequel to this female symbol of the rebellion began slowly – and without alerting anyone – when Lucy Gray Baird was chosen as a tribute from District 12 and made her way with Coriolanus Snow as her mentor. in the deadly competition of “The Hunger Games”.
In 2020, Ballad of Songbirds and Serpents recounted the events preceding the original literary trilogy and established an expansion through the past. In this way, it offers us for the first time a story from the perspective of Snow, the fearsome and sadistic president who would lead Panem decades later. From antagonist he becomes the protagonist of his own adventure in which he will deal with the weight of the family legacy and the unexpected bond with a girl whom he must guide to death. This is the official synopsis:
“Years before he becomes Panem’s tyrannical president, 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow is the last hope for his fading bloodline, a once-proud family that has fallen from grace in a post-war Capitol. With the 10th annual Hunger Games fast approaching, young Snow is alarmed when he is assigned to mentor Lucy Gray Baird, the tribute girl from impoverished District 12. But after Lucy Gray captures Panem’s full attention by singing defiantly during the harvest ceremony, Snow thinks he could turn the odds in his favor. Marrying his instincts for showmanship and his newfound political savvy, Snow and Lucy’s race against time to survive will ultimately reveal who is a songbird and a serpent.”
The Hunger Games: Ballad of Songbirds and Serpents It will be released on November 17, 2023.