Peter Dinklage Joins Cast of The Hunger Games Prequel

to come hunger games prequel ballad of songbirds and snakes Another big star has been added to the film in the form of Peter Dinklage, who has been cast to play the role of Casca Highbottom.

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Dinklage will step into a role that is one of the biggest in the story, as Highbottom is the dean of the Academy, which a young Coriolanus Snow attends in his early days. Dinklage will join a cast that already packs some big names, including Rachel Ziegler, Tom Blyth, Max Raphael, Zoe Rennie, and Ayomide Edgun.

Based on the 2020 prequel novel by Susan Collins, ballad of songbirds and snakes is set 64 years before the events of hunger games The trilogy begins on the morning of the harvest of the tenth Hunger Games, where an 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow is hired as a mentor for a tribute girl from poor District 12.

The synopsis reads, “Years before Panem becomes the tyrannical president, 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow is the last hope for his fading descendant, a once proud family that has fallen from grace at the post-war Capitol.” “With the 10th Annual Hunger Games fast approaching, young Snow is concerned when she is assigned to Lucy Gray Baird, a tribute to the girl from poor District 12. But, after Lucy Gray for the ceremony to divert all Panem’s attention. By singing defensively, Snow thinks he might be able to turn the odds in his favor. With his penchant for appearances and new political savvy, Snow and Lucy’s time to survive. The race against will eventually reveal who is a songbird, and who is a snake.”

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Written by Michael Leslie and based on a draft by Collins and Michael Arndt, the film will be directed hunger games Film director Francis Lawrence. It will be shepherded by franchise producer Nina Jacobson and her producing partner Brad Simpson, along with Francis Lawrence. Susan Collins, Tim Pallen and Jim Miller will serve as executive producers. Meredith Wieck and Scott O’Brien are supervising the studio.

The prequel is currently scheduled for a November 17, 2023, theatrical release.

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