Prepare for another wave of nostalgia as ‘The Hunger Games 5,’ the fifth installment in the iconic franchise, is poised to make its debut in theaters and officially release on November 17, 2023, in the United States. After the triumph of the initial installments, the makers and viewers are holding elevated expectations for the fifth installment or ‘Hunger Games’s prequel, and the substantial buzz circulating among the audience is a positive indicator, irrespective of whether it’s geared toward a theatrical release or streaming.
Directed by Francis Lawrence and written by Michael Lesslie and Michael Arndt, ‘The Hunger Games 5’ stars Tom Blyth, Rachel Zegler, Josh Andrés Rivera, Peter Dinklage, Hunter Schafer, Jason Schwartzman, and Viola Davis. Produced by Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, and Francis Lawrence under the production banners of Color Force and Lionsgate Films and is set to be distributed by Lionsgate.
Will Hunger Games 5 be on HBO Max?
No, It won’t be on HBO Max. HBO Max won’t be the platform for streaming Lionsgate’s ‘Hunger Games 5′ in the USA following its theatrical release— The reason it’s not a production of Warner Bros Pictures, the studio whose films are available on HBO Max. It’s crucial to note that as of now, there is no streaming agreement between HBO Max and Lionsgate for ‘Hunger Games,’ encompassing both Pay One and Pay Two window streaming rights. Consequently, without the necessary streaming rights, ‘Hunger Games 5’ will not be accessible for streaming on HBO Max in the United States.
Reports suggest that should the film garner positive critical acclaim, it stands a good chance of becoming a blockbuster on OTT platforms, irrespective of its box office performance. Unfortunately, this news may not be as exciting for HBO Max users eagerly anticipating the latest ‘Hunger Games’ adventure. Instead, The latest ‘Hunger Games’ movie will likely be available for streaming on Starz or Amazon Prime in the USA following its theatrical release.