New Hunger Games Prequel: Sunrise on the Reaping

Get ready for a new adventure in Panem!

Exciting News!

A new prequel for The Hunger Games is coming! It's called "Sunrise on the Reaping.


This story happens 24 years before the original trilogy and 40 years after "The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.

Book and Movie Release

Suzanne Collins is writing the book "Sunrise on the Reaping," set to release in 2025. The movie will hit theaters on November 20, 2026.

The Director

Francis Lawrence, who directed Hunger Games movies since "Catching Fire," might direct this new film too.

The Story

The story starts on the day of the reaping for the 50th Hunger Games, also known as the Second Quarter Quell.

Main Character

The main character is Haymitch Abernathy, played by Woody Harrelson in earlier movies.

Praise for Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins is a master storyteller and our creative north star." - Adam Fogelson, chairman of Lionsgate

The Success of The Hunger Games Films

The Hunger Games movies have made over $3.3 billion worldwide! "Catching Fire" made the most with $865 million.

Why The Hunger Games Has Been Banned?

The series is about standing up against bad rulers, which some governments don’t like.

The Controversy

Some groups think the content is too rebellious and decided they didn’t want these books available to everyone.

The New Prequel

The debate continues even with the new prequel "The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.


The Hunger Games is controversial because it encourages standing up against authority. We can't wait to see how "Sunrise on the Reaping" adds to the story!


Get ready for another thrilling adventure in Panem with "Sunrise on the Reaping!