Euphoria star Hunter Schafer has joined the solid of Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games prequel film The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. The film is being tailored from Suzanne Collins’ 2020 e book of the identical identify, which takes place a long time earlier than Katniss Everdeen’s (Jennifer Lawrence) adventures in The Hunger Games.
According to Deadline, Schafer will function alongside Tom Blyth and West Side Story star Rachel Zegler within the prequel.
The story of The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes revolves round Coriolanus Snow, an bold boy who ultimately turns into the tyrannical chief of the dystopian nation of Panem.
Blyth will play the younger Snow, whereas Zegler is taking up the position of Lucy Gray Baird, the lady tribute from impoverished District 12.
Schafer will play Tigris Snow, Coriolanus’s cousin and confidante, who advises him in every part – from his position as mentor to the core of his ethical compass.
The newest draft of the screenplay is by Michael Lesslie, who builds on the work of writers Suzanne Collins and Michael Arndt.
The undertaking shall be produced by Nina Jacobson and her producing accomplice Brad Simpson, together with Francis Lawrence. Suzanne Collins, Tim Palen, and Jim Miller will function government producers.
Schafer made her performing debut portraying Jules within the HBO critically acclaimed collection Euphoria. She is at present engaged on the movie Cuckoo from director Tilman Singer.