Following the news that a prequel to The Hunger Games was officially in development, with West Side Story actress Rachel Zegler set to star, Lionsgate have released an official reveal trailer for the movie.
Released during the 2022 MTV Movie Awards, the teaser for The Hunger Games: The Ballad Of Songbirds & Snakes is very much a tease, showing a a songbird and a snake breaking free of an icy prison. Based on the prequel book by author Suzanne Collins, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes focuses on a Coriolanus Snow, the young man who will one day become the tyrannical President of Panem.
Director Francis Lawrence, who helmed three of the four Hunger Games films, will return to direct The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Actor Tom Blyth will star as the young Coriolanus Snow, with Rachel Zegler set to play Lucy Gray Baird.