And it is a sentiment shared by Blyth, who performs a youthful model of Panem president Cornelius Snow within the prequel. (Donald Sutherland performs the character within the unique movies.)
In actual fact, in a separate interview with E!, the actor praised producers for making “an effort to let this be a second the place we get to expertise it for the primary time” by separating the prequel forged from the OG.
“It’s such a stand-alone, contemporary film that is not sort of a follow-on,” Blyth defined. “I suppose they’ve honored that basically sweetly in the way in which that that is sort of giving an area to expertise it contemporary.”
Rachel Zegler—whose character Lucy Grey Baird is a District 12 tribute, identical to Lawrence’s Katniss Everdeen—famous that she’s considerably glad she finally crossed paths with the No Onerous Emotions star after manufacturing on the prequel had wrapped. “It relieves you of strain,” she shared, “as a result of comparisons are inevitable.”