A natural talent, with a striking presence and undeniable energy, Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence is one of Hollywood’s most gifted actresses.
Next up, Lawrence will be seen in 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 on October 13, 2017.
Lawrence recently wrapped 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 March 2, 2018
Additionally, Lawrence is attached to star in several other high profile films including the 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 Engvall Show.