Rachel Zegler Confirms She’ll Play Lucy Gray Baird in The Hunger Games Prequel After Cryptic Tweet

Rachel Zegler has confirmed her role as Lucy Gray Baird in the upcoming prequel That hunger games.

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Serpents will focus on the character of Coriolanus Snow, a role played by Donald Sutherland in the original trilogy with Jennifer Lawrence.

Zegler joins Tom Blyth (previously Billy the kid and The Gilded Age), who was recently announced to play a young version of Coriolanus.

That Westside Story The actor teased the casting news on Twitter on Tuesday (May 31), spelling out “Lucy Gray Baird” underlining letters from a previous tweet.

Lucy Gray is the tribute girl from impoverished District 12 who will take part in the villainous annual games.

The prequel’s logline read: “Years before he would become the tyrannical President of Panem, 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow is the last hope for his fading lineage, a once-proud family fallen from grace in a post-war Capitol.

“With the 10th Annual 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 has garnered the full attention of Panem, by singing defiantly during the harvest ceremony, Snow thinks he may turn the odds in her favor.”

It continued, “Bringing together their showmanship instincts and newfound political savvy, Snow and Lucy will race against time to survive and ultimately reveal who is a songbird and who is a snake.”

Francis Lawrence, who directed three of the previous four franchise films, is returning as director.

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Serpents The theatrical release is planned for November 17, 2023.

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