West Side Story” actor Rachel Zegler is set to star in “The Hunger Games” prequel “

Zegler had prompted speculation about her casting after she tweeted on Monday night,

“listen up….. can y’all grow restfully? are you becoming an individual resting decisively?”

As eagle-eyed fans pointed out, the first letter of each word in her tweet spells out the main character’s name, Lucy Gray Baird.

The movie is being adapted from Suzanne Collins’ 2020 book of the same name

which takes place decades before Katniss Everdeen’s adventures in “The Hunger Games.”

That means Jennifer Lawrence, who shot to superstardom as the Girl on Fire,

does not appear in the prequel story. Instead, “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes”

an ambitious boy who eventually becomes the tyrannical leader of the dystopian country of Panem

In the upcoming movie, 18-year-old Snow is chosen to mentor Lucy Gray,