Before theaters enjoy the blockbuster The Hunger Games: The Song of the Songbird and the Viper – a prequel with “brand new” content, let’s look back at the excellent achievements of the “Old Hunger Games” franchise. ” achieved.
One of Hollywood’s highest-grossing book adaptations
It can be said that Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, and The Hunger Games are all successful film franchises adapted from literary novels. Four film parts were released from 2012 to 2015, titled: The Hunger Games, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay (Part 1). 1) and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Mockingjay (Part 2) have earned a huge fan base and taken cinemas across the globe by storm.
According to statistics from box office revenue synthesis website Box Office Mojo, The Hunger Games film series has a total global revenue of more than 2.96 billion dollars; Of which North America alone is 1.45 billion, the international market is 1.51 billion. With this 1.45 billion in vibrant North America, the entire The Hunger Games film franchise entered the top 3 on the list of film franchises adapted from novels for teenagers with the highest revenue of all time, second only to Harry Potter series and Twilight series. The first film The Hunger Games even surpassed Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 2) to take the throne on the list of highest-grossing films adapted from novels for teenagers of all time. with more than 408 Million Dollar in North America.
In 2019, 4 years since the last film – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Mockingjay (Part 2) – was released, The Hunger Games series by writer Suzanne Collins was voted by BBC News into the list of 100 books. most influential novels.
The film brand is popular with the public with a series of impressive awards
Actors Liam Hemsworth – Josh Hutcherson – Jennifer Lawrence and singer Taylor Swift at the 2013 People’s Choice Award
All four films possess guaranteed quality with ratings of 84% – 90% – 70% – 70% respectively from critics on Rotten Tomatoes. Not only that, the films of The Hunger Games series also swept a series of large and small awards with 55 awards from 140 nominations from many different categories, from best film, best actor, best director. , to editing, images, effects, costumes… Including 9 wins out of 26 MTV Movie Awards nominations, 7 People’s Choice awards wins out of 8 nominations, 1 Globe nomination Yellow…
Notably, the first film won a Grammy Award – the category “Best Song Written for Audiovisual Media”, for the song “Safe & Sound” co-written and performed by Country Music Queen Taylor Swift. present.
The launching pad for the careers of many talented actors
The four films tell the story of Katniss Everdeen (16 years old when the story begins) – from District 12 of the fictional country of Panem – and her journey from being a tribute to the bloody Hunger Games, to joining the rebellion. to overthrow President Snow – the dictator who has caused so much pain to the people of Panem.
Taking on the main character is Jennifer Lawrence. Recognized as a talent with an impressive track record: 1 win out of 4 Oscar nominations, 1 win out of 2 BAFTA nominations, 4 wins out of 14 Critics Choice Award nominations…, But for the mass audience, Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games will forever be the most memorable and impressive role in the career of this 1990-born actress.
Accompanying Jennifer Lawrence are two main male and supporting characters played by Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth.
Josh Hutcherson was once a child star and teen star known for small films such as Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008), or The Kids Are All Right (2010), but is still an unfamiliar name to the public. general public. At the age of 18, Josh’s career “turned a corner” when he played the role of Peeta Mellark – the male lead in the movie part of The Hunger Games series, became a global face and won many award categories at the MTV Awards and Teen Choice Awards. and People’s Choice Award…
Although he is better known to many audiences as the younger brother of “Thor” Chris Hemsworth, or the “ex-husband” of Miley Cyrus, in reality, Liam Hemsworth has also built a reputation for himself. His career has many “blockbuster” and “super product” marks, the most prominent being the role of Gale Hawthorne – a childhood friend and the male sidekick of female lead Katniss Everdeen. The success of The Hunger Games film series also gave Liam more opportunities in his acting career.
British actor Sam Claflin is also one of the young faces “promoted” after stepping out of the Hunger Games. Appearing in part 2, Sam immediately became a global star, then appeared in a series of impressive projects such as Me Before You (2016), Peaky Blinders (2019–2022), Enola Holmes (2019–2022), and Enola Holmes (2016). 2020)…
The prequel titled The Hunger Games: The Song of Songbirds and Venomous Snakes promises to also become a mark, a showcase for many budding young talented actors. Set 64 years before the event Katniss first entered the mortal arena; The film follows young Coriolanus Snow (played by Tom Blyth), who is the “tyrannical” President Snow in the later series.
Coriolanus Snow (played by Tom Blyth) and Lucy Gray Baird (played by Rachel Zegler)
Coriolanus Snow is assigned to be one of the advisors of the 10th Hunger Games. The tribute he supports is Lucy Gray Baird (played by Rachel Zegler) – a special girl from District 12. Prerequisites The story will reveal the past of young President Snow, along with the events that led Snow to the path of “blackness” and then becoming the dictatorial leader of Panem later.
The female lead of the movie Lucy Gray is played by Rachel Zegler; was once chosen by veteran director Steven Spielberg to play the role of Maria Vasquez in the musical film West Side Story – the film that brought her the win in the category Best Female Lead – Comedy – Sound Genre music at the 79th Golden Globe Awards, and became the youngest actress in history to win in this category. The important role of Coriolanus Snow was trusted by Francis Lawrence – director of all 5 films in The Hunger Games series – and chose to entrust the role to young actor Tom Blyth. Besides, the film also has the participation of veterans such as Oscar winner – Viola Davis; Golden Globe winner, Emmy statuette, star of the Game of Thrones series – Peter Dinklage…
THE LIFE AND DEATH ARENA: THE SONG OF THE SINGING BIRD AND THE POISONOUS SNAKE – Premiere: November 17, 2023 with 2D, IMAX 2D formats.
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Location of the premiere:
– In Hanoi: CGV Vincom Metropolis Lieu Giai, 3rd Floor, Vincom Metropolis Lieu Giai Shopping Center, 29 Lieu Giai, Ba Dinh, Hanoi.
– In the City. Ho Chi Minh: CGV Su Van Hanh, 6th Floor, Van Hanh Mall, 11 Su Van Hanh, Ward 12, District 10, City. Ho Chi Minh