The actress Hunter Schaffer, known for her role as Jules in the series euphoriawill be part of the cast of The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakesinformed this Wednesday Lionsgate, producer and distributor of the franchise.
In this prequel, Schafer will play Tigris Snow, the cousin and right-hand man of Coriolanus Snow (played by Tom Blyth), a character whose story this new installment of “The Hunger Games” will focus on.
In fact, the plot of The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakeswhich will be released on November 17, 2023, is set several decades before the adventures of Katniss Everdeen in the original series The Hunger Games and recount the rise of Coriolanus Snow as the autocratic leader of the state of Panem.
For her part, the actress Rachel Zeglerwinner of a Golden Globe this year for her role as María in the last musical adaptation West Side Storywill play Lucy Gray Baird in this production.
This is the fifth film The Hunger Gamesthe dystopian adventure film series based on the American author’s trilogy SuzanneCollins.
The film will once again be directed by the veteran filmmaker responsible for the first installments, FrancisLawrence, together with its partners Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson. (YO)