With only a teaser out on this planet to this point, the film model of Suzanne Collins’ The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes—the prequel to the Starvation Video games sequence, set six many years earlier than the revolution sparked by Katniss Everdeen—has dropped some sparkle to remind you it’s on the best way. Behold, this 24k new poster!
The hue matches that of the aforementioned teaser, which contained no footage of the particular film however featured an summary snowy (ahem) scene of a songbird and snake melting into good gold, and asking the viewer to decide on sides. The official synopsis is as follows: “The Starvation Video games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes follows a younger Coriolanus (Tom Blyth) who’s the final hope for his failing lineage, the once-proud Snow household that has fallen from grace in a post-war Capitol. Along with his livelihood threatened, Snow is reluctantly assigned to mentor Lucy Grey Baird (Rachel Zegler), a tribute from the impoverished District 12. However after Lucy Grey’s allure captivates the viewers of Panem, Snow sees a chance to shift their fates. With every thing he has labored for hanging within the stability, Snow unites with Lucy Grey to show the percentages of their favor. Battling his instincts for each good and evil, Snow units out on a race towards time to outlive and reveal if he’ll in the end turn out to be a songbird or a snake.”
With solely probably the most cursory Starvation Video games know-how, you possibly can guess which method Snow in the end went—not for nothing did President Snow, as performed by Donald Sutherland in the primary film sequence, make io9’s record of “Most Blatantly Evil Presidents in Sci-Fi Films, TV, and Comics.” Probably the most suspenseful a part of all of this simply could be whether or not or not audiences are nonetheless hungering for extra Starvation Video games within the first place.
Directed by Starvation Video games vet Francis Lawrence and tailored from Collins’ novel by Michael Lesslie (Murderer’s Creed) and Michael Arndt (Little Miss Sunshine, Toy Story 3, Star Wars: The Power Awakens), The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes stars Tom Blyth, Rachel Zegler, Peter Dinklage, Hunter Schafer, Josh Andrés Rivera, Jason Schwartzman, and Viola Davis. It’ll hit theaters November 17. Will you be trying out this Starvation Video games origin story, or staying on the sidelines?
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