‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’ is here!

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, the fourth installment in The Hunger Games series is here! It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the 10th annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games. The once-mighty house of Snow has fallen on hard times, its fate hanging … Continue reading ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’ is here!

#ReadyForBallad: Suzanne Collins to do a release-day reading for ‘Songbirds and Snakes’ tomorrow

The much-anticipated fourth installment in The Hunger Games series, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, releases tomorrow May 19, and, apart from the familiar faces, we are going to meet a new Girl from District 12. The Girl from District 12 is coming, and The Hunger Games will never be the same. #SongbirdsAndSnakes pic.twitter.com/9VV8yh0EYk — The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (@songbirdssnakes) May 17, 2020 Not to … Continue reading #ReadyForBallad: Suzanne Collins to do a release-day reading for ‘Songbirds and Snakes’ tomorrow

First chapter of ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’ is here!

The first chapter of the upcoming Hunger Games book, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, is now online as an audio excerpt. Entertainment Weekly is exclusively debuting the 11-minutes chapter HERE. The chapter includes a character return (return?) – Tigris, who was played by actress Eugenie Bondurant in Mockingjay: Part 2. The audiobook will be read by Santino Fontana (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend). He says of Coriolanus Snow, “You … Continue reading First chapter of ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’ is here!

Francis Lawrence and Nina Jacobson returning for ‘The Hunger Games’ prequel movie

And in some good news in 2020, Variety is reporting that veteran The Hunger Games director, Francis Lawrence, is back for the adaptation of the prequel story, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Original producer Nina Jacobson is also returning, with her Color Force partner Brad Simpson, and Michael Arndt (“Catching Fire”) will adapt the screenplay from a treatment written by Collins, who will also serve as … Continue reading Francis Lawrence and Nina Jacobson returning for ‘The Hunger Games’ prequel movie

Everything we know about ‘Songbirds and Snakes’

Yesterday, October 4th, the cover and title of the fourth Hunger Games book was released. The first industry announcement of the book noted that it will be set 64 years before the events of The Hunger Games, on the morning of the reaping of the Tenth Hunger Games, exploring “the state of nature, who we are, and what we perceive is required for our survival.” Author Suzanne Collins noted … Continue reading Everything we know about ‘Songbirds and Snakes’

Fourth ‘The Hunger Games’ book title and cover revealed!

Almost ten years since our last cover reveal, we’re here once more with a fourth installment in The Hunger Games series! The title for the new book is: THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS AND SNAKES “With this book, I wanted to explore the state of nature, who we are, and what we perceive is required for our survival,” Suzanne Collins said. “The reconstruction period 10 years after … Continue reading Fourth ‘The Hunger Games’ book title and cover revealed!

[Updated] ‘The Hunger Games’ prequel novel coming May 2020; Lionsgate working on a movie

Welcome back, Tributes! We’re in for the greatest surprise today. Author Suzanne Collins has announced a new The Hunger Games novel set 64 years before the events of the first novel, much before when Katniss Everdeen was forced into the to-death competition. In a statement, Scholastic Trade Publishing President Ellie Berger said, “Suzanne Collins is a master at combining brilliant storytelling, superb world building, breathtaking suspense, and … Continue reading [Updated] ‘The Hunger Games’ prequel novel coming May 2020; Lionsgate working on a movie

Suzanne Collins talks ‘The Hunger Games’ books, Katniss’s family, Peeta and Gale, and lots more

The Hunger Games fandom knows it’s not every day we hear from Suzanne Collins, and so every interview, every appearance is a day to cherish. As it is the tenth anniversary year of The Hunger Games‘s first publication, here is one such day: the author sat down with publisher David Levithan for New York Times to talk about the books and the movies. The interview is an … Continue reading Suzanne Collins talks ‘The Hunger Games’ books, Katniss’s family, Peeta and Gale, and lots more

Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany narrating ‘The Hunger Games’ special edition audiobook

As The Hunger Games turned 10 this year, Scholastic is releasing a special anniversary edition audiobook, narrated by Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany. The audiobook will feature a bonus track Q&A with Maslany. In addition, the CD is packaged with an insert that contains the exclusive content included in the Hunger Games Special Edition print book: an in-depth interview with Collins about the origins of the series, and an engaging … Continue reading Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany narrating ‘The Hunger Games’ special edition audiobook

Lionsgate talks spinoff possibilities for ‘The Hunger Games’ and ‘Twilight’

We’ve heard rumors about spinoffs and new installments for both The Hunger Games and Twilight franchises since the credits rolled on Mockingjay: Part 2 in 2015. Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer has addressed these possibilities to Wall Street yet again, signaling that we may not have seen the last of these revolutionaries and vampires on screen. “There are a lot more stories to be told, and we’re ready to tell … Continue reading Lionsgate talks spinoff possibilities for ‘The Hunger Games’ and ‘Twilight’