The forthcoming prequel within the Starvation Video games franchise has landed an interim settlement from SAG-AFTRA forward of its launch subsequent month.
Which means The Starvation Video games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes, the Lionsgate function hitting theaters Nov. 17, can have its onscreen expertise promote the movie within the coming weeks. Francis Lawrence directs a forged that features Rachel Zegler, Tom Blyth, Peter Dinklage, Hunter Schafer, Jason Schwartzman, Josh Andrés Rivera and Viola Davis.
The movie is eligible as a result of Lionsgate just isn’t a part of the Alliance of Movement Image and Tv Producers, which is at the moment engaged in negotiations with SAG-AFTRA amid the actors strike.
Different latest tasks to have obtained an interim settlement for publicity functions embody Bleecker Road’s What Occurs Later, A24’s Priscilla and Iron Claw, Neon’s Ferrari and live performance movie Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour.
Zegler took to Instagram on Monday to have fun the information, writing that she is “so past grateful” to Lionsgate and SAG-AFTRA for understanding the deal. “Making this film was hands-down probably the greatest experiences of my life so far,” she posted. “I can not wait to share extra behind-the-scenes content material with you all, the followers, who make experiences like this eight million instances higher.”
The actress added, “Can’t imagine i get to say this, with only some weeks to spare, however… see you on the market on our press tour!”
The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes relies on the novel of the identical title by writer Suzanne Collins and encompasses a script from Michael Lesslie and Michael Arndt. Collins, Jim Miller, Tim Palen and Mika Saito function govt producers.
The unique four-film Starvation Video games sequence starred Jennifer Lawrence and concluded in 2015 with the second Mockingjay film. The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes was one of many extra star-packed options to not transfer dates amid the strike, which prevents actors from selling their works.
SAG-AFTRA chief negotiator Duncan Crabtree-Eire informed The Hollywood Reporter final month that interim agreements are pivotal for the union through the strike.
“After we signal an interim settlement with a producer, that could be a full-on collective bargaining settlement,” Crabtree-Eire stated on the time. “So as soon as a producer makes that deal, we wish their mission to achieve success, we wish them to have the ability to put it on the market. We wish actors to exit and do all of the issues they might usually do in reference to a mission like that.”
Oct. 30, 4 p.m. Up to date with Rachel Zegler’s Instagram submit.