The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is being adapted into a prequel film of the Hunger Games franchise. Featuring a 2020 book of the same name, the prequel is setin the year 2032,after Katniss Everdeen has won the 74th Hunger Games.
Commenting on the prequel , Jennifer Lawrence said at the World Premiere of CAUSEWAY that fans shouldn’t worry about anything beacuse, they will have the best time ever. “Oh in the prequel, oh my God you guys gonna have the best time, just have fun, don’t worry about anything.”
There’s been a lot of casting news for The Hunger Games over the last few months, and in May and June,we got a prettycool teaser. Knowing that the games have begun? When Viola Davis was confirmed for Episode VII, fans went crazy. She’ll join Peter Dinklage, Rachel Zegler, Tom Blyth, Josh Andrés Rivera, and Hunter Schaferon the big screen.
Meanwhile new actor coming to the franchise Rachel Zegler teases the show prequel and fasngirls over Jennifer Lawrence. Rachel gushed out saying she has not talk to Jen Law, but she would to hang out if Jennifer Lawrence, because of her obsession with her. “I have not talked to Jennifer Lawrence but if she wants to call me, we can hangout anytime, we’re both dior girlies – we both live in New York – lets get together, I’m obsessed with her, I love.”
She also added that she will make a good friend to Jen Law as they have things in similar to each other. “I feel like we could be really really good friends, I really adore her and so does everyone who worked on the Hunger Games, because it’s a lot of the same crew and they all talked so highly of her.”
It’s the most fun I’ve ever had on a shoot, truly despite the subject material, Rachel told extra tv at her debut first look at the upcoming live-action ‘Snow White’ at D23 Expo 2022. She also went from Snow White set to Hunger Games shoot the next day. “I got thrown in and the first thing we shot was the games, so i wrapped Snow White and the next day I went to shoot the Hunger Games, and so it’s an incredible experience.”
Rachel said Jennifer Lawrence is the OG and everybody in cast is wonderful including her boyfriend Josh Andrés Rivera, as the two are quickly becoming an onscreen power couple. After working together on Steven Spielberg’s 2021 remake of West Side Story — in which Zegler starred as Maria and Rivera played Chino, and in the Games Zegler as songbird and District 12 tribute Lucy Gray Baird, while Rivera was recently cast as Sejanus Plinth, a Hunger Games mentor who befriends a young Coriolanus Snow (played by Tom Blyth).
Following the actor’s casting news, Zegler showed support for her boyfriend on social media, writing that she’s “never been prouder” on her Instagram Story.
“That’s my bone,” Rachel Zegler gushed about working with boyfriend again after three years. “It’s so weird to revisit that, because we haven’t worked together in three years – and when we worked together he shot my boyfriend in a movie, and so now he doesn’t do that so what’s the dynamic you know – It’s really wonderful I love working working with Josh.”