07h06 PDT 17/06/2019
While Suzanne Collins was planning the release of an upcoming novel, the studio is working "closely with her on the film".
Lionsgate is considering a Hunger Games The prequel movie as a trilogy writer, Suzanne Collins has a new novel that will be released in May 2020.
"As the proud homeland of Hunger Games films, we look forward to Suzanne's next book being published. We contacted her during the writing process and we look forward to continuing to work closely with her on the film, "said Monday in a statement Joe Drake, president of Lionsgate Motion Picture Group.
Scholastic plans to publish a new Hunger Games novel next year, a prequel was created 64 years before the beginning of the original film Hunger Games series of novel and timed for the harvest of tenths Games of Hunger.
A Hunger Games The possibility of prequel at Lionsgate has long been discussed, and the studio has previously ceded ownership of the film to theme parks and concert tours being built around the film franchise.
Investors also lobbied the Hollywood studio to produce new successful film franchises beyond the Hunger Games and dusk window phenomena to continue to attract young audiences.
Lionsgate launched in 2012 the first of four blockbuster films based on the Hunger Games novels, which starred Jennifer Lawrence and earned nearly $ 3 billion at the global box office.
The adaptation of the original Collins book by the studio saw Katniss Everdeen, played by Lawrence, and the tribute paid to District 12, Peeta (Josh Hutcherson), sent to the Capitol to fight for his survival.
the Hunger Games The franchise also played Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson and Elizabeth Banks.