A natural talent, with a striking presence and undeniable energy, Academy Award
winner JENNIFER LAWRENCE (Aurora) is one of Hollywood's most
Lawrence will soon begin production on Red Sparrow from director Francis
Lawrence. Based on the novel of the same name, the film follows a young woman
(Lawrence), who is drafted against her will to become a "sparrow," a trained
seductress assigned to operate against a first-tour CIA officer who handles the
agency's most sensitive penetration of Russian intelligence. The film is slated
to be released November 10, 2017.
Lawrence recently wrapped production on Mother opposite Javier Bardem, Michelle
Pfeiffer, and Domhnall Gleeson. Directed by Darren Aronofsky, the drama centers
on a couple whose relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their
home. Paramount will distribute the film fall 2017.
Additionally, Lawrence is attached to star in several other high profile films
including Steven Spielberg's upcoming biopic It's What I Do. The film is based
on a memoir by Lynsey Addario, who was one of four journalists held captive by
the Libyan Army in 2011; she will also star in and produce Bad Blood from
writer/director Adam McKay. Lawrence will play Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of
the controversial blood testing company Theranos. Lastly, it was recently
announced that Lawrence will star and produce Zelda, a biopic about Jazz Age
icon Zelda Fitzgerald.
Last year, Lawrence received her record setting fourth Academy Award nomination
and third Golden Globe award for her performance in David O. Russell's Joy,
alongside Bradley Cooper and Robert de Niro. This marked her third collaboration
with director, writer, and producer David O. Russell. Lawrence had previously
worked with him on American Hustle opposite Christian Bale, Amy Adams, and
Bradley Cooper. Lawrence's performance in the film won her the Golden Globe and
BAFTA award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role. She was
also nominated for an Academy Award and SAG award. Lawrence and Russell first
collaborated on Silver Linings Playbook, which she starred alongside Bradley
Cooper and Robert de Niro. Lawrence won an Academy Award for Best Actress in a
Leading Role, Golden Globe award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion
Picture - Comedy or Musical, and SAG award for Outstanding Performance by Female
Actor in a Leading Role for her performance in the film. Lawrence earned her
first Academy Award nomination in the category of Best Performance by an
Actress in Leading Role for her role as Ree in Debra Granik's independent drama
Winter's Bone. Lawrence was also nominated for a Golden Globe in the category of
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama and SAG award for
Outstanding Performance by Female Actor in a Leading Role.
Lawrence gained worldwide recognition for her portrayal of Katniss Everdeen in
the global tentpole series The Hunger Games. Based on the popular science
fiction adventure novels by Suzanne Collins, the film adaptation consisted of
four installments and grossed more than $2.9 billion worldwide.
Additional credits include the X-Men trilogy opposite Michael Fassbender and
James McAvoy; Serena opposite Bradley Cooper; House at the End of the Street
opposite Max Thieriot; Jodie Foster's The Beaver opposite Mel Gibson and Anton
Yelchin; Drake Doremus' Like Crazy opposite Anton Yelchin and Felicity Jones;
Lori Petty's Poker House opposite Selma Blair; and Guillermo Arriaga's The
Burning Plain opposite Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger, for which Lawrence was
awarded the Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor. On the small
screen, Lawrence also starred in three seasons of the TBS series "The Bill
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