The “ballad of” forgiveness? Jack Quaid and Amandla Stenberg make a “Hunger Games” premiere more than a decade since they debuted in the franchise.
Look how far they’ve come!
Star “The Boys” Jack Quaid and “Bodies Bodies Bodies” (plus “Star Wars” series”The Acolyte” conduct) Amandla Stenberg had a mini”hunger gamesreuniting at San Diego Comic-Con in 2022, exactly 10 years since they faced off in the Panem Arena. Quaid made his Marvel acting debut in the 2012 adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ hit YA series, with Stenberg continuing his stardom as Rue.
In an attempt to kill Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence), Marvel (Quaid) shoots a young Rue (Stenberg) with a spear through her chest. Katniss immediately punches Marvel in the chest with an arrow.
During the E ! press workshop at Comic Con, Stenberg left a special message forgiving Quaid for his on-screen murder.
“Oh Jack,” Stenberg began to a shocked Quaid. “It’s been so many years. And it took me a long time to recover – sometimes I still have a shooting pain in my abdomen, and I remember the time you murdered me. But we all have our flaws. And I forgive you.
Quaid reacts: “Yes! Yes! Thanks Amanda. Oh my god, people spat at me on the street for years.
“Oh shit it’s true. Sorry, Quaid jokedto add, “In all honesty, I met my death VERY quickly afterwards. I was brainwashed by my luxurious District 1 upbringing. But yes incredibly sorry.
‘The Hunger Games’ is getting a reboot thanks to the prequel movie,”The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakesto show how the first-ever fatal battle royale came to be. Slated for release November 17, 2023, “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” stars Rachel Zegler and “The Gilded Age” star Tom Blyth. Jason Schwartzman, Hunter Schafer and Peter Dinklage round out the cast.
“The Ballad of Songbirds and Serpents” centers on an 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow (Blyth) who is selected to frame the District 12 tribute Lucy Gray Baird, played by the star of “West Side Story” and ” Snow White”, Zegler.
Coriolanus is the “last hope of his waning bloodline, a once-proud family that has fallen out of favor in a postwar Capitol,” according to an official Lionsgate synopsis. “But, after Lucy Gray gets Panem’s full attention by singing defiantly during the harvest ceremony, Snow thinks he might be able to turn the tables in their favor. Uniting their showmanship instincts and their new political savvy, Snow and Lucy’s race against time to survive will eventually reveal who is a songbird and who is a snake.
In all honesty, I met my death VERY quickly afterwards. I was brainwashed by my luxurious District 1 upbringing. But yes incredibly sorry.
— Jack Quaid (@JackQuaid92) January 9, 2021