Suzanne Collins Biography
Suzanne Collins was born on August 10th, 1962 and is currently 61 years old. Suzanne Collins was born in Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
Suzanne Collins is the author of the Underland Chronicles series which currently consists of 5 novels. The Underland Chronicles series started in 2003 with the novel Gregor the Overlander. The most recently released novel in the Underland Chronicles series was Gregor and the Code of Claw which was released in 2007. There are no upcoming novels for the Underland Chronicles series.
Suzanne Collins has also written the The Hunger Games series which has 5 books including The Hunger Games and Catching Fire.
Suzanne Collins is a member of The Nielsen Bestseller Award's 21st Century Platinum Hall of Fame.
Suzanne Collins Awards & Accolades
Collins' books have won multiple awards, Mockingjay won the Goodreads Awards, Favorite Book of 2010, in 2010 as well as the Goodreads Awards - Best Young Adult Fantasy and Science Fiction in 2010.
Suzanne Collins books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Catching Fire was nominated for the Goodreads Awards, Best of the Best, in 2018. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes was nominated for the Goodreads Awards, Best Young Adult Fantasy and Science Fiction, in 2020.
Suzanne Collins: TV/Movies Based on Books
All of the books in The Hunger Games series were made into films and it is one of the most successful film franchises of all-time. It has grossed over two billion dollars to date and set many box office records during its run.
The first book was adapted in 2012 and released as The Hunger Games. The cast was set with Katniss Everdeen played by Jennifer Lawrence, Peeta Mellark played by Josh Hutcherson, Gale Hawthorne played by Liam Hemsworth, Haymitch Abernathy played by Woody Harrelson, Effie Trinket played by Elizabeth Banks, and President Coriolanus Snow played by Donald Sutherland. The first film was directed by Gary Ross.
The second book was adapted as The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and was released in 2013. This film ended up being the highest grossing of all of the films in the series. Francis Lawrence took over as director for this film, a role he would keep for the rest of the movies in the series. This film saw Philip Seymour Hoffman as Plutarch Heavensbee and Jeffrey Wright as Beetee Latier added to the cast.
The final book in the series was split into two seperate films: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 released in 2014 and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 released in 2015. The final two films introudced new members to the cast, including Julianne Moore as President Alma Coin, Mahershala Ali as Boggs, and Natalie Dormer as Cressida. Mockingjay Part 1 had the largest opening day and weekend of any film in 2014.
Due to the success of the films there was interest in more films from the studio. When Suzanne Collins wrote the prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes it was quickly tapped for adaptation for release in 2023. Hunter Schafer was cast as Tigris Snow, Rachel Zegler as Lucy Gray Baird, Jason Schwartzman as Lucky Flickerman, and Peter Dinklage as Dean Highbottom. Franic Lawrence directed the new installment, his fourth Hunger Games film.
Suzanne Collins F.A.Q
When was Suzanne Collins Born? How old is Suzanne Collins?
Suzanne Collins was born on August 10th, 1962. Suzanne Collins is currently 61 years old.
Where was Suzanne Collins Born?
Suzanne Collins was born in Hartford, Connecticut, USA and is American.
What book awards has Suzanne Collins won?
: Goodreads Awards Favorite Book of 2010 (2010), Goodreads Awards Best Young Adult Fantasy and Science Fiction (2010).
What was the first book Suzanne Collins wrote?
The first novel written by Suzanne Collins was Fire Proof, published in 1999.
What was the most recent book Suzanne Collins wrote?
Her most recently released work was The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes : Movie Tie-In Edition on May 19th, 2020.
Will there be any more books by Suzanne Collins?
Suzanne Collins does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.
How many books has Suzanne Collins written?
Suzanne Collins has written 12 books. 5 books in the The Hunger Games Series, 5 books in the Underland Chronicles Series, 1 book in the The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo Series, 1 Standalone Novel.
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