In The Starvation Video games universe, tributes should face an enviornment’s value of trials and terror in a battle to the loss of life. The celebrities of The Starvation Video games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, a prequel set about 60 years earlier than Suzanne Collins’s unique trilogy, have been put to their very own—admittedly far lower-stakes—take a look at by Vainness Truthful.
Tom Blyth, who performs a youthful model of President Snow within the movie, quizzed co-stars Rachel Zegler and Josh Andrés Rivera, who competed to find out who is aware of Blyth finest. The sport begins off on an ironic word when Blyth reveals that his largest childhood worry is definitely within the movie’s title. “I used to be afraid of snakes as a child as a result of I noticed Indiana Jones quite a bit, and since he was afraid of snakes I believe that worry transferred onto me,” he explains.
This phobia didn’t rear its ugly head on set, although, even when two dwell reptiles have been introduced in. “Tom, you by no means let on that you simply have been afraid,” says Zegler, who performs the titular songbird Lucy Grey Baird. “I’m not anymore—I’ve carried out a whole lot of remedy with snakes,” Blyth jokingly replies.
Enjoying fast-and-loose with their level allotments, Zegler and Rivera (who’re a real-life couple) enterprise their finest guess on the Justin Timberlake observe Blyth considers his go-to karaoke music and bond over vino-filled dinner events with their director, Francis Lawrence. “Francis turned Josh right into a faux wino,” Blyth quips.
As for the filmmaker: in a separate video Lawrence breaks down scenes from the 4 Starvation Video games movies he’s directed, together with Snow’s would-be execution in Mockingjay: Half Two. He additionally explains why “we by no means truly pointed any actual arrows at anyone, ever,” beginning together with his first movie within the franchise, Catching Fireplace.
By quiz present’s finish, Zegler and Rivera flip the script on Blyth to check how properly he is aware of them each, asking a few stunning elementary college stage debut, the surprising individuals Zegler known as from final yr’s Oscars, and who amongst them owned a bodily copy of the Shrek unique movement image soundtrack.
The Starvation Video games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes hits theaters on November 17.