Viola Davis set to play villain in ‘Hunger Games’ prequel

The movie’s official Instagram launched the information on Monday. The Oscar winner will play Dr. Volumnia Gaul, the pinnacle gamemaker of the tenth annual Hunger Games.

The forged for the prequel additionally consists of Rachel Zegler, Tom Blyth as younger Coriolanus Snow, Jason Schwartzman, Peter Dinklage, Hunter Schafer and Josh Andrés Rivera.

The film will comply with Suzanne Collins’ 2020 novel, “Songbirds and Snakes” and can give attention to the story of Lucy Grey Baird, a tribute from District 12 within the tenth annual Hunger Games, the place children combat to the dying in entrance of an viewers.

Director Francis Lawrence talked about Davis’ character to The Hollywood Reporter, saying, “Dr. Gaul is as cruel as she is creative and as fearsome as she is formidable. Snow’s savvy as a political operator develops in no small part due to his experiences with her as the games’ most commanding figure.”