Suzanne Collins’ provocative dystopian novel, The Hunger Games, made waves when it was released back in 2008. Shortly after the success of the book trilogy, Lionsgate picked up the IP and turned it into a hugely popular film franchise aimed at a young adult audience. While 2015’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2 was the last iteration in the series, talk of a spin-off prequel has been circulating for a while. Now, we hear the news that the prequel is officially on its way. As a result, some of you may be wondering when does The Hunger Games prequel, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, release? Here’s everything you need to know.
The Hunger Games Prequel ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’ Release Date?
During today’s CinemaCon panel, Lionsgate announced that The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes will release exclusively in theaters on Nov. 17, 2023.
Who Will Star in ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’?
At the time of writing, the studio has not confirmed who will be starring in the film. However, we will update this post as soon as we hear more.
Who Will Direct ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’?
Interestingly, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes will be helmed by Francis Lawrence, the same director who was behind The Hunger Games sequels from 2013, 2014, and 2015. In other words, there’s a good chance that this spin-off prequel film will feel authentic to the original movie series.
So, there you have it. We hope this helped clue you in on when the Hunger Games prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes will release. For more, be sure to search Twinfinite.