The cast of the Hunger Games prequel is growing! Peter Dinklage is joining the set of Francis Lawrence’s film as Casca Highbottom. Discover the heroes of this film.
After West Side Story and Euphoriathe prequel ofHunger Games recruits from Game Of Thrones !
Peter Dinklagewho plays Tyrion Lannister in the HBO series, joins the cast of The Hunger Games: The Ballad of the Serpent and the Songbird in the role of Casca Highbottom. Friend of Coriolanus Snow’s father, Casca is the inventor of the Hunger Games and the dean of the Academy.
He is a central character in Snow’s story. Director Francis Lawrenceto whom we owe the last three films of the saga, specifies: “high bottom is one of the most powerful people in Snow’s life. As the austere and vindictive face of the games, he sets the rules that will determine every aspect of Coriolanus’ fate. I’m thrilled that Peter is bringing it to life.”.
Adapted from the novel by Suzanne Collins like the works previous ones, the feature film takes place 64 years before the main saga, in the years following the period of “Days dark”, the first failed rebellion in Panem. Many years before becoming President, the young Coriolanus Snow is chosen as District 12’s mentor during the new Hunger Games.
Several actors have already been advertisement in the cast of The Ballad of the Serpent and the Songbird which will be released in our theaters in November 2023. Discover the main cast in photos.
Tom Blyth is Coriolanus Snow
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He’s the British comedian Tom Blyth who slips into the skin of the young Coriolanus Snow. A role played by Donald Sutherland in the saga adapted from the novels by Suzanne Collins.
The prequel centers on his youth and his encounter with District 12 tribute Lucy Gray Baird whom he has to coach during the Hunger Games. The actor is currently in the cast of the series Billy the Kid, in which he holds the title role and appeared in the series The Gilded Age.
Rachel Zegler as Lucy Gray Baird
The actress Rachel Zegler21, revealed in West Side Story of Steven Spielbergplays Lucy Gray Baird, the female lead in The Ballad of the Serpent and the Songbird.
A rising star in Hollywood, she will also star in the new Snow White and of Shazam 2.
Hunter Schafer as Tigris Snow
Hunter Schaferwho lends his features to Jules in the hit series Euphoriawill take his first steps in the cinema by playing Tigris Snow in the prequel to Hunger Games.
Tigris is Coriolanus Snow’s cousin. She is the confidante and adviser of the future President of Panem. The character already appears in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 under the guise ofEugenie Bondurant.
Peter Dinklage is Casca Highbottom
Casca Highbottom is the dean of the Academy and the creator of the Hunger Games. When the games launched, Highbottom served as the face of the event. A great friend of Coriolanus Snow’s father, he is a central character in the story of the future President of Panem.
Recently featured in Cyrano, Peter Dinklage is famous worldwide for playing Tyrion Lannister in the series Game Of Thrones.
Lily Cooper is Arachne Crane
Already seen in the series The Witcher where she embodies the young Murta, Lily Cooper plays the role of Arachne Crane, a young girl from the Capitol, a classmate of Coriolanus Snow at the Academy. She is selected alongside Snow to be a Mentor during the Hunger Games.
Jason Schwartzman is Lucretius ‘Lucky’ Flickerman
Jason Schwartzman was cast as Lucretius Flickerman, the host of the Games and ancestor of Caesar Flickerman (Stanley Tucci), the presenter of the Hunger Games in the previous installments.
The favorite actor of Wes Anderson should be as eccentric as his descendant since he is described as being “clownish” and particularly fond of magic tricks. In the novel he wears a high-necked blue suit adorned with rhinestones and his hair is dusted with copper powder.
Ashley Liao as Clemensia Dovecote
20 years old, Ashley Liao plays Clemensia Dovecote in the prequel. Just like Arachne Crane, she is a classmate of Snow and she is one of the 24 students chosen to be Mentor of the Hunger Games. She must coach Reaper Ash, the tribute of District 11.
The young actress held the role of Lola in the series The House Party: 20 years laterthat of Simon in the Apple + series Physical and lends his voice to the character of Jun Wong in the original version of the anime series Dragons: The Nine Realms.
Laurel Marsden as Mayfair Lipp
Recently appeared in the cast of the Disney+ series Miss Marvel where she plays Zoe Zimmer, the actress Laurel Marsden plays the role of Mayfair Lipp in The Hunger Games: The Ballad of the Serpent and the Songbird.
Mayfair is the daughter of the Mayor of District 12 to which Lucy belongs.