New Hunger Games Prequel Confirmed Amid Streaming Surge! 

New Hunger Games Prequel Confirmed Amid Streaming Surge! 

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes becomes a streaming hit, ranking ninth in the U.S. for the week of June 6 – 12. 

Streaming Hit

 A new Hunger Games book and movie titled Sunrise on the Reaping has been confirmed. 

Franchise Expansion

 Directed by Francis Lawrence, the film stars Rachel Zegler as Lucy Gray Baird and Tom Blyth as young Coriolanus Snow. 

Director and Cast

 The film has a 63% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes but an impressive 89% audience score, tied as the highest in the franchise.

 Critical and Audience Reception

 The film grossed $337.4 million worldwide, the lowest in the franchise, but still a financial success. 

Box Office Performance

 Released in November 2023, it was the first Hunger Games film in eight years.

 Theatrical Release

 Sunrise on the Reaping is expected to explore Haymitch's backstory and potentially revive the franchise's former dominance. 

Future Prospects