New casting alert! Viola Davis has joined the cast of the highly anticipated Hunger Games prequel, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. And fortunately, we’ll see another side of the Oscar-winning actress because she’ll be playing the role of a sinister character.
The exciting news was announced on the movie’s official Instagram page yesterday, where a black-and-white picture of the 57-year-old actress on display. The caption read: “Meet your Head Gamemaker. Viola Davis has been cast as Dr. Volumnia Gaul in The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes - arriving in theaters November 2023.”