The first excerpt from The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is here! And, after all our speculations, it features a character whom we all know already. Corialanus Snow. Check out an excerpt below: The grand staircase up to the Academy could hold the entire student body, so it easily accommodated the stream of officials, professors, and students headed for the reaping day festivities. Coriolanus climbed it … Continue reading First excerpt from Hunger Games prequel features a familiar character: Corialanus Snow
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’
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!
Lionsgate’s theme park in China, which we first heard about back in 2015, now has an opening date: July 31st. Thanks to Variety, we know that the Lionsgate Entertainment World will include 25 attractions from its six global franchises: The Hunger Games, Twilight, Divergent, Now You See Me, Gods of Egypt, and Escape Plan. “From escaping the Capitol, to braving the mental and physical challenges of Dauntless, to taking on a newborn … Continue reading Lionsgate Entertainment World with ‘The Hunger Games’ attractions to open in China
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
The latest destination of The Hunger Games Exhibition is MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The exhibition will open May 1. “We are excited to be able to bring the stories of Katniss, The Capitol and District 13 to life in Las Vegas for fans through immersive sets, costumes and interactive experiences,” says Jenefer Brown, Lionsgate senior vp global live and location based entertainment. “The Hunger Games: … Continue reading ‘The Hunger Games’ Exhibition is heading to Las Vegas
The first installment in The Hunger Games movies came out on March 23, 2012. On the opening weekend, it had the third highest-gross in North America, and the franchise went on to be the eighth highest-grossing of all time. Here’s a round-up of what the cast of the first movie has been up to! We will see Jennifer Lawrence later this year when she reprises her role … Continue reading Happy 7th Anniversary to ‘The Hunger Games’ movie!
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
In an essay on the tenth anniversary year of The Hunger Games, YA author Sabaa Tahir (An Ember in the Ashes) discusses her hero, Katniss Everdeen, and the altered YA landscape in the wake of the series’s success. Along with Tahir, Dhonielle Clayton (The Belles) and Leigh Bardugo (Six of Crows), too, contributed to what made Katniss and the books a phenomenon. Read excerpts from the essay … Continue reading Authors talk The Hunger Games and Katniss Everdeen’s impact on YA literature
TIME Magazine’s October cover story focuses on next generation leaders, including rising activists, artists and athletes. The Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg is one of the featured. The story discusses Amandla’s projects, including the YA adaptation, The Hate U Give, in theaters this Friday, and her popular activism which can be traced back to the 2015 video, “Don’t Cash My Cornrows.” Although Stenberg got her start in films … Continue reading Amandla Stenberg is TIME’s Next Generation Leader