David O. Russell Wants Jennifer Lawrence to Play the Inventor of the Miracle Mop
The last two times that David O. Russell teamed up with Jennifer Lawrence, it went really well for both of them. They each got Oscar nominations for Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle (with Lawrence actually winning for the former), and both films fared well at the box office. So it shouldn’t come as much of […]
‘American Hustle’s David O Russell, Jennifer Lawrence Circle Joy Mangano Story At Fox 2000
EXCLUSIVE : American Hustle helmer David O. Russell is in early talks to rewrite and direct an untitled Fox 2000 film about the remarkable life story of Joy Mangano, a struggling Long Island single mom of three who became one of the country’s most successful entrepreneurs with her self-wringing Miracle Mop invention. He wants Jennifer Lawrence to play Mangano. Lawrence, after winning the Best ...
'Hunger Games' Director Gary Ross Resumes Sequel Talks
“The Hunger Games” director Gary Ross is set to meet with Lionsgate executives on Monday for a key meeting that will help determine his role in the follow-up to the mega-blockbuster. Contrary to previous media reports, Ross—who returned from a ...
Hunger Games Director Gary Ross Talks Handling The Phenomenon
There is no movie out there that is exactly the same as the book it was based on. Whether it’s because an element doesn’t work cinematically or because things have to be cut for time, there will always be differences between source material and film.