The YA adaptation film craze has principally handed now, however at its top The Starvation Video games movies had been one of many greatest franchises on the market. Launched from 2012 to 2015, the 4 motion pictures earned practically $three billion in whole on the worldwide field workplace. It’s no shock, then, that Lionsgate is engaged on a prequel now which might be coming our method within the subsequent few years.
At this time, Scholastic introduced that writer Suzanne Collins is writing a brand new prequel novel set on the planet of The Starvation Video games. It’ll happen 64 years previous to the occasions of the earlier books and can start on the morning of the reaping of the 10th Starvation Video games in Panem. The novel is ready to be launched on Could 19th, 2020.
Because of the reputation of the sequence, Lionsgate has been concerned with the event of the e-book as properly and the studio already has its eye on turning the novel into a brand new film. Joe Drake, Chairman of the Lionsgate Movement Image Group informed Deadline the next:
“Because the proud residence of the Starvation Video games motion pictures, we will hardly look ahead to Suzanne’s subsequent e-book to be printed. We’ve been speaking together with her through the writing course of and we stay up for persevering with to work intently together with her on the film.”
Collins has all the time labored intently with the film diversifications, serving as an EP and co-writer on the unique movie. The prequel novel would be the first entry within the saga since she printed the third e-book Mockingjay – cut up into two for the large display – in 2010, and right here’s how she summed up her method to the upcoming challenge:
“With this e-book, I wished to discover the state of nature, who we’re, and what we understand is required for our survival. The reconstruction interval ten years after the struggle, generally known as the Darkish Days—because the nation of Panem struggles again to its ft—gives fertile floor for characters to grapple with these questions and thereby outline their views of humanity.”
So, it feels like we shouldn’t count on Jennifer Lawrence to return as Katniss Everdeen, however The Starvation Video games will probably start once more within the very close to future and we will’t wait to see what Lionsgate has in retailer.