Literature has always been a source of inspiration for cinema, and youth novels are no exception. In 2012, the adventurous journey of a teen fighting for survival in a brutal competition became a sensation that spawned a wave of similar dystopian productions. After more than a decade, hunger games, The saga starring Jennifer Lawrence stands the test of time and is now expanding its universe with the adaptation of the latest book written by Suzanne Collins. Song of songbirds and snakes.
The new feature film will premiere on November 16 and picks up on the themes the author highlighted in her earlier work. Set decades before Katniss Everdeen’s achievement, the story depicts death as a spectacle, fear as a controlling force, totalitarianism, and the meaning of freedom. In fiction, a young Coriolanus Snow is introduced (tom blyth) as a guardian in the 10th edition of the Hunger Games. In charge is Lucy Gray Baird (Rachel Ziegler), Tribute from District 12.
Box office projections are quite optimistic. According to Diversity, could reach $100 million in international theaters during its first week in theaters. The premiere adds to the burgeoning coffers of a franchise that has grossed over Rs 2.97 billion globally. Its validity is in contrast to another similar saga that did not repeat the success. Hunger Games.
film series various It was born to take advantage of the public’s rage for adventure stories featuring young heroes. However, the proposal failed on the big screen and remained incomplete. Production of Towards upwards, Part 2 of The World’s Last Novel, written by Veronica Roth, was canceled due to the massive failure of the third installment.
In various (2014) there were several factors that reminded hunger games, The story was developed through a female character – Beatrice (Shailene Woodley) – In a dystopian future where the population of Chicago was divided into factions. When they turned 16, people had to pass a test in which each of them was ranked according to their major characteristics: truth, sacrifice, fearlessness, cordiality, and scholarship. Beatrice’s case was special, as testing revealed that she may have belonged to more than one faction. He is a different person, and he must keep that condition a secret. Conflict arises when pedagogy leaders (Kate Winslet) reveals sinister plans to get rid of Abnegation’s residents and civil war breaks out.
Although the first film managed to raise $288 million, interest in the plot had disappointingly waned. In the second title, the rebels, had good business results; But criticism highlighted major problems in the narrative. The public’s support was not repeated in the third film, which—in accordance with the trend of the time—split the ending of the saga into two parts. fall of Loyal (2016) At the box office, coupled with losses to the production studio, the project was definitely buried and the story remained incomplete. Currently, the three feature films that make up the franchise various are available in streaming in the list of Prime Video.