THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE
A natural talent, with a striking presence and undeniable energy, Academy
Award winner JENNIFER LAWRENCE (Katniss Everdeen) is one of
Hollywood's most gifted actresses.
Most recently, Lawrence starred in David O. Russell's Silver Linings
Playbook, alongside Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro. Her portrayal of
'Tiffany' in the film garnered Lawrence an Academy Award in addition to wins at
both the Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Awards for lead actress.
Lawrence recently completed production on X-Men: Days of Future Past where she
will reprise her role as 'Mystique' opposite Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy.
Next up, she can be seen in David O. Russell's American Hustle co-starring
Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Bradley Cooper. The film is set to be released by
Sony Pictures on December 25, 2013.
Lawrence has also signed on to star in and produce The Rules of Inheritance,
an adaptation of Claire Bidwell Smith's recent memoir about a woman who loses
both her parents to cancer as a young adult. Susanne Bier is set to direct the
film which will be written by Abi Morgan and distributed by Film Nation.
Previously, Lawrence starred in Drake Doremus' Like Crazy opposite Anton
Yelchin and Felicity Jones. The film won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2011
Sundance Film Festival. In 2011, Lawrence also starred alongside Mel Gibson and
Anton Yelchin in The Beaver directed by Jodie Foster.
Lawrence's performance in Winter's Bone garnered her a 2011 Oscar nomination
for Best Actress in addition to nominations from the Screen Actors Guild
Awards , Golden Globe Awards, Independent Spirit Awards and Critic's Choice
Awards. Additionally, she was honored with the Breakthrough Actress Award by the
National Board of Review, the Rising Star Award at the Palm Springs Film
Festival and the New Hollywood Award at the 2010 Hollywood Film Awards . The
critically acclaimed film, directed by Debra Granik also received an Oscar
nomination for Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor
in addition to winning the 2010 Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.
Other film credits include a lead role in Guillermo Arriaga's directorial
debut The Burning Plain, opposite Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger. The film
premiered at the 65th Venice Film Festival where Lawrence won the Marcello
Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor. She also starred in Lori Petty's Poker
House opposite Selma Blair and Bokeem Woodbine, for which she was awarded the
prize of Outstanding Performance in the Narrative Competition at the 2008 Los
Angeles Film Festival. Lawrence also starred in Relativity's House at the End of
The Street opposite Elisabeth Shue and Max Thieriot.
On television, Lawrence co-starred on three seasons of the TBS series The
Bill Engvall Show. Written and created by Bill Engvall and Michael Leeson, The
Bill Engvall Show is set in a Denver suburb and the comedy follows the life of
'Bill Pearson' (played by Engvall), a family counselor whose own family could
use a little dose of counseling.
Reigning from Louisville, Kentucky and a childhood of local theatre
experience to her credit, Lawrence traveled to New York at age 14 to explore a
professional career in acting. She quickly caught the eye of casting directors
and started acting in film and television during the summer of 2005 and hasn't
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