Jennifer Lawrence to star in A24’s new indie drama

Jennifer Lawrence’s acting hiatus is coming to an end. She has signed on for an A24 drama, directed by in-demand theater director Lila Neugebauer. Collider has details on the project: Written by first-time screenwriter Elizabeth Sanders, the new film will find Lawrence playing a U.S. solider who suffers a traumatic brain injury in Afghanistan and struggles to recover back home. Oscar winner Scott Rudin and Eli Bush are producing alongside Lawrence … Continue reading Jennifer Lawrence to star in A24’s new indie drama

Jennifer Lawrence working on #MeToo movement-inspired docuseries

Jennifer Lawrence is reportedly teaming up with E! News anchor Catt Sadler on a docuseries for the small screen inspired by the #MeToo movement. On being asked about the project by THR at Friday’s 20th Century Fox x The Wing​ event​, Jennifer only said, “I wasn’t supposed to announce that but I am.” According to THR’s source, the docuseries is inspired by #MeToo, Time’s UP, and the … Continue reading Jennifer Lawrence working on #MeToo movement-inspired docuseries

Jennifer Lawrence featured in THR’s Women in Entertainment issue

Jennifer Lawrence is featured in The Hollywood Reporter‘s Women In Entertainment issue. Interviewed by Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer talks her career, dealing with abuse in Hollywood and lots more. OPRAH WINFREY I read this wonderful book by Elizabeth Strout [Anything Is Possible]. And in it, she was speaking about one of the characters who was so embittered and regretful, and the line she used was, “because her … Continue reading Jennifer Lawrence featured in THR’s Women in Entertainment issue

Jennifer Lawrence and Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer on THR 100 list

The Hollywood Reporter has released its THR 100 list of Most Powerful People in Entertainment. The Hunger Games alum Jennifer Lawrence and Lionsgate’s CEO Jon Feltheimer are on the list. #23 Jennifer Lawrence At only 25, she’s the highest-earning, most-sought-after actress in Hollywood, with four Oscar nominations and one win, for Silver Linings Playbook. Her essay in Lena Dunham’s newsletter in October put a megaphone to the gender pay … Continue reading Jennifer Lawrence and Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer on THR 100 list

‘The Hunger Games’ producer Nina Jacobson featured on The Hollywood Reporter’s Showrunner Roundtable

Hollywood Reporter has released its Showrunner Roundtable interviews with 12 A-List writers who touch upon a variety of topics such as race, gender, sexuality and more in Hollywood. Nina Jacobson, producer of The Hunger Games, was also on the panel. She talks about her series The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, and also talk about being a woman producing a successful film franchise. Nina, you … Continue reading ‘The Hunger Games’ producer Nina Jacobson featured on The Hollywood Reporter’s Showrunner Roundtable

‘The Hunger Games’ women make 2015 Women in Entertainment Power 100 list

Jennifer Lawrence and Elizabeth Banks have both had a great year. Both of the Mockingjay: Part 2 actresses, along with The Hunger Games Producer Nina Jacobson find their places on The Hollywood Reporter‘s 2015 Women in Entertainment Power 100 list. Elizabeth Banks Banks topped off her banner year by hosting Saturday Night Live for the first time Nov. 14, opening the show by “directing” her own monologue in which she … Continue reading ‘The Hunger Games’ women make 2015 Women in Entertainment Power 100 list

Josh Hutcherson joins the cast of ‘The Disaster Artist’

Actor Josh Hutcherson has joined a new project as he moves forward in a post-Panem world. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Josh is cast in The Disaster Artist, directed by James Franco, who will also star in it. Other cast members so far include Seth Rogen and James’s brother Dave. The Disaster Artist, based on a 2013 book by Greg Sestero, who starred in The Room, and Tom … Continue reading Josh Hutcherson joins the cast of ‘The Disaster Artist’

Photos & Video: Elizabeth Banks talks directing 'Pitch Perfect 2,' Effie Trinket & more

Elizabeth Banks is featured in the May 8 issue of The Hollywood Reporter as she turns from actress to director for Pitch Perfect 2. Check out photos from the shoot in the gallery here. Watch the behind-the-scenes interview with Elizabeth below: http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 In 2002, for instance, [Elizabeth] heard that director Gary Ross was making Seabiscuit. At the time, Banks, then 28, had only a few credits to her name … Continue reading Photos & Video: Elizabeth Banks talks directing 'Pitch Perfect 2,' Effie Trinket & more

Lionsgate exploring 'The Hunger Games,' 'Divergent' spinoff options

The possibility of a The Hunger Games-spinoff has been doing the rounds for quite a few months. This morning, Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer in a conference call spoke to analysts where he reiterated his plans to further The Hunger Games franchise. According to Deadline, Lionsgate is “actively looking at some development and thinking about prequel and sequel possibilities.” Last month, Feltheimer mentioned the Harry Potter-spinoff Fantastic Beasts and … Continue reading Lionsgate exploring 'The Hunger Games,' 'Divergent' spinoff options