'The Hunger Games' prequel could be in the works

Posted at 9:08 PM, Apr 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-25 00:08:40-04

A new "The Hunger Games" film could be in the works.

CNN and Deadline, among others, report Lionsgate - the studio that brought us the original three films - is working on a movie adaptation of author Suzanne Collins's upcoming prequel "The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes."

The book is set during the tenth annual Hunger Games and centers on 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow, the man who later becomes the ruthless ruler of Panem and in the film series is played by Donald Sutherland.

Collins’ new novel which will be available for sale on May 19.