Lionsgate's latest venture into the dystopian world of Panem is off to a strong start, with 'The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes' earning over $45 million on its opening weekend at the domestic box office. However, the journey to create a successful spinoff franchise proves challenging for Lionsgate, as the film falls slightly behind initial expectations.
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