Tom Blyth says he tries not to think about the scale of big roles for fear of “getting into my head about them”, but says he needs to be “credible” with parts in major film franchises. is honored for.
The actor, who is due to star opposite Rachel Ziegler in the new Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes prequel, said the film is a “very engaging, important film”.
This came after a new teaser trailer for the film was released by producer Lionsgate on Sunday.
Ziegler will play Lucy Gray Baird in the adaptation of Susan Collins’ best-selling novel, and Blythe will play a young Coriolanus Snow.
The story takes place several years before the events of the current film, when Snow, who becomes the tyrannical president of Panem, is still a teenager.
“I have to try and not think so big about them, otherwise I’d come to my mind about them, but I feel so honored to be trusted with these incredible roles,” Blyth told PA news agency. Speaking on MTV Movie & TV said. Prize.
“I grew up loving westerns as a kid, that’s one reason I wanted to be an actor, and then so on with The Hunger Games.
“My family loved those films and so now it is an honor to be a part of this prequel world and I also think this is a very important, important film.
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“I think it’s an entertainment film, but it has very real real-world values, so I’m excited to bring it to audiences.”
The film will debut in cinemas worldwide on November 17, 2023.