Sunrise on the Reaping’ sets for a November 2026 theatrical release

It makes sense that with another announcement hunger Games A novel by Suzanne Collins, scheduled for release on March 18, 2025, Lionsgate will greenlight another film. Big screenshot of the next part, The Hunger Games: Sunrise On The Harvest, It will hit screens on November 20, 2026, and Francis Lawrence, the director of the last four films, is in talks to return to direct.

Moreover hunger Games Producer Nina Jacobson, along with her producing partner Brad Simpson, returns to produce the next prequel under the Color Force banner. It marks Color Force’s sixth outing since bringing the series to Lionsgate in 2012.

While the previous version, Hunger: A Song of Songbirds and Snakes, It takes place 64 years before the events of the original trilogy. The Hunger Games: Sunrise on the Harvest The film takes place 24 years before Jennifer Lawrence’s trilogy of films in the world of Panem, beginning on the morning of the 50th Hunger Games, also known as the Second Quarter Funnel. These matches are an important event in the canon with the victor being Haymitch Abernathy, the only winner from District 12 before Laurence’s Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark’s win from Josh Hutcherson. Haymitch, a character in the original films played by Woody Harrelson, continues to become a mentor.

Collins said in a statement yesterday: “With Sunrise on harvestI was inspired by David Hume’s idea of ​​implicit subordination and, in his words, “the ease with which the many are governed by the few… The story also lent itself to a deeper dive into the use of propaganda and the power of those who control the narrative. The question ‘Real or unreal?’ “It seems more urgent to me every day.”

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Today, the author adds, “From the beginning, Lionsgate has been a great home and corporate partner hunger Games And I’m very excited to collaborate with Adam and the team as we bring this next story to theaters in 2026.

“Susan Collins is a master storyteller and our North Creative Star,” said Adam Fogelson, President, Lionsgate Motion Picture Group. “We couldn’t be more fortunate to be mentored and trusted by a collaborator whose talent and imagination continually shine. We know hunger Games Fans around the world will be fascinated by where Susan has focused this next extraordinary story. The Second Quarter Quell is legendary and looms large throughout gaming history, even in the time of Katniss Everdeen a quarter century later. Like fans around the world, we are eagerly anticipating this exciting return to Panem.

Meredith Wick and Scott O’Brien will oversee production on behalf of Lionsgate. Patricia Lucilla and Phil Strina oversaw rights to the book for Lionsgate. Collins is represented by Jason Dravis of Dravis Agency and Diane Golden and Sarah Lerner of the law firm Katz Golden Lerner LLP. Sunrise on harvest It will be published by Scholastic simultaneously in print, digital, and audio formats in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand on March 18, 2025.

The only other wide release on November 20, 2026 is an untitled Warner Bros/New Line film.

hunger Games The books have sold more than 100 million copies worldwide in print and digitally with foreign copyrights sold in 54 languages. All four films have grossed more than $3.3 billion at the worldwide box office. Lionsgate has expanded the property to include theme park attractions, experiences and live events, including The World of the Hunger Games at Motiongate Dubai theme park and a major theatrical production set to make its London debut by Olivier Award-winning playwright Conor Macpherson ( “Girl from the North Country”) and directed by Matthew Dunster (“2:22 – Ghost Story,” “The Executioners,” “The Pillow Man”).

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