As November begins, the long-awaited premiere of “The Hunger Games: A Song of Birds and Snakes” approaches. The new film is inspired by the universe created by the author Susan Collins It will be released in theaters on November 17, and will star the young tyrant President Snow.
The production is set 64 years before the original trilogy, and will also follow the plot of Lucy Gray Bird (Rachel Ziegler), an honoree from District 12 who is chosen to participate in the Hunger Games and will be mentored by Coriolanus Snow (Tom Blythe). Remember the trailer!
In one of the released previews, it is possible to see a very clear reference to one of the most classic moments of the series: the song “The Hanging Tree”, which contains verses by Collins For the third book in the saga. The film promises to tell more about the story behind the song created by the character Ziegler.
Originally, Jennifer LawrenceResponsible for playing the protagonist, Katniss Everdeen, is the person who sings the song. However, as the actress herself revealed in an interview on the Late Show with David Letterman, being a performer of the song made her remember a major childhood trauma.
second LawrenceIt all happened when she was eight years old and had to sing for the whole school at the Christmas concert.
“I had this voice, like Amy Winehouse [imitando a voz]. I sang in front of the whole school. My father revealed that he had been laughing all week, walking around the house imitating me.
Thanks to this event, Jennifer She began to have great difficulty singing in public. For this reason, she said in the interview at the time that she had never seen the final version of the scene from “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1” in which she sings “The Hanging Tree.”
“I still haven’t heard how it turned out. I said, ‘Can you ask Lorde to sing the song and synchronize my scene with her voice?’ They said, ‘No, it will be your voice.’ So I avoid watching the scene.”
Despite his lack of confidence in singing… Lawrence He had great success with the film’s music. In 2014, the year “The Hunger Games: Hope – Part 1” was released, the song reached number one on the charts. iTunes BrazilAnd third in global online stores, in addition to reaching 29th place in the ranking of best-selling songs in the United Kingdom (via DitoCinema).
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