At some point in the near future, Jennifer Lawrence, world’s highest-paid actress, will direct her first movie.
Called “Project Delirium,” the movie will be based on a true story about chemical warfare in the 1960s.
Being a director is one of the toughest jobs in Hollywood, and it’s a huge step for Lawrence. However, she’s not afraid of potential failure.
“[‘Joy’ director] David [O. Russell] cannot wait to try and see me organise a schedule. And focus,” Lawrence said. “It might be a hilarious failure.”
A recent study by the Directors Guild of America (DGA) found that just 6.4% of Hollywood movies were directed by women. Lawrence hopes to break new ground with her directorial debut. She is also working on a script with Amy Schumer.
“Joy,” starring Lawrence, is now playing in theatres.
Story by Ian Phillips and editing by Carl Mueller
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