Tom Blyth, known for ‘The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes,’ will be the lead actor in a new movie based on Ernest Hemingway’s 1929 novel ‘A Farewell to Arms’.

Tom Blyth, Hunger Games
Tom Blyth In Hunger Games

Michael Winterbottom, famous for working with Steve Coogan on movies like ’24 Hour Party People’ and ‘Greed,’ will write and direct the film.

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It’s scheduled to start filming in Italy next year and will tell the story of Frederic Henry, a volunteer ambulance driver who falls in love with his nurse during the First World War.

Published in 1929, Hemingway’s “A Farewell to Arms” is considered one of the greatest war novels of the 20th century and made the author a household name.

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It was also made into a British television series in 1966, starring George Hamilton.

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