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Lionsgate and Summit Movies Headed to Starz in New Deal

Lionsgate and premium subscription platform Starz (start your free trial) have closed a multi-year exclusive first window output deal for all theatrically-released Lionsgate and Summit label films when current agreements expire at the end of 2021 and end of 2022, respectively, the two companies announced today. The agreement will bring to Starz such blockbuster franchises …

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Lionsgate to Adapt Hunger Games Prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Lionsgate today announced that the studio will adapt Suzanne Collins’s highly-anticipated novel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (pre-order at Amazon), which takes place in The Hunger Games universe, into a major motion picture. The announcement was made today by Joe Drake, chairman of the Lionsgate Motion Picture Group. One of the most eagerly awaited …

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Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games Prequel Centers on President Snow

Here’s a twist many weren’t expecting. The star of Suzanne Collins’ upcoming The Hunger Games prequel, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (pre-order here), is actually Coriolanus Snow, who would go on to become President (and villain) Snow. In the novel, and what we assume the upcoming movie as well, Snow is the “protagonist, a teenager born to …

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Hunger Games Prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes Announced

Scholastic today revealed the title and cover for the much-anticipated new novel in the worldwide bestselling The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins – the first new Hunger Games book since Mockingjay, published in 2010. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (pre-order here) will be published May 19, 2020, with a World English first printing of …

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