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Viola Davis Joins ‘The Hunger Games’ Franchise | news

Viola Davis andis officially incorporated The Hunger Games franchise

Seconds The Hollywood ReporterDavis will play Head Gamemaker Volumnia Gaul in Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: The Ballad of the Birds and the Snakes. It is a prequel to the blockbuster franchise he starred in jennifer lawrence.

The outlet reports that the synopsis for the prequel reads: “Years before he becomes the tyrannical president of Panem, 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow is the last hope for his fading lineage, a once-proud family that has fallen disgraced in a post-war Capitol With the 10th edition of the Hunger Games fast approaching, young Snow is alarmed when he is assigned to mentor Lucy Gray Baird, the tribute girl from impoverished District 12. But , after Lucy Gray captures all of Panem’s attention by singing defiantly during the reaping ceremony, Snow believes she might be able to turn the odds in her favor. Combining her showmanship instincts and newfound political knowledge, Snow and Lucy’s race against time to survive will reveal who is songbird and snake.”

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director Francis Lawrence talked about Davis’ character, which is a villain. “Dr. Gaul is as cruel as she is creative and as fearsome as she is formidable,” says Lawrence. “Snow’s knowledge as a political operator is largely developed through his experiences with her as the most important figure in the games.”

Davis celebrated the news, writing on Twitter: “Delighted to be a part of this universe.”

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