The Hunger Games franchise is set to continue with the upcoming prequel film, The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Actress Jennifer Lawrence, who played the lead role of Katniss Everdeen in the original films, expressed her surprise at the news in an interview with The New York Times, saying “That makes me feel old as mold.” West Side Story star Rachel Zegler has been cast as Lucy Gray Baird in the new film.
In an interview, Jennifer Lawrence was asked about the possibility of a remake of the original Hunger Games films. She responded, “I remember being 21 and thinking, ‘My God, one day they’ll redo and remake them. But I’ll be so old by then! I’ll be dead!’”
The Hunger Games franchise continues to be a popular and successful series, with the prequel film adding to its already impressive lineup of adaptations. Based on the book series by Suzanne Collins, the franchise has garnered a dedicated and loyal fan base. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is sure to be a highly anticipated addition to the franchise, and fans are excited to see how it will continue the story and themes introduced in the original books and films.
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