O prequel of the literary saga Hunger Games, in Suzanne Collins is finally being launched this year, including with Lionsgate already ready to make it into a film. The original trilogy started with the 74th annual Hunger Games, but this story is set 64 years earlier.
Now we know who will be the protagonist of this story. The new novel, entitled The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (The Song of Birds and Snakes, in free translation), will follow a young and heroic version of Coriolanus Snow - the same man who eventually becomes President Snow, the tyrannical leader of Panem and the main villain of the trilogy starring Kat niss ever deen.
The American website Entertainment Weekly has already released the first chapter of the work, which can be read in English on here. The available excerpt presents the protagonist as “an adolescent born for privileges, but looking for something more, very distant from the man we know he will become. He's friendly here. He is charming. And for now, he's a hero. ”
The new work should reach American stores on May 19, 2020, with no exact date in Brazil.