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David O. Russell to Direct Jennifer Lawrence in Another Weinstein Co. Film

February 20, 2013  |  12:15pm
David O. Russell to Direct Jennifer Lawrence in Another Weinstein Co. Film

According to The Hollywood Reporter), David O. Russell has committed to directing Jennifer Lawrence in the Weinstein Company drama, The Ends of the Earth. This news comes right on the heels of another rumored reuniting between the director and the actress on a movie about an FBI sting operation.

Russell spoke about working with the actress in a statement to THR. “Jennifer possesses a self-deprecating humor that made all of the cast and crew feel at ease,” he said. “She is that kind of person.”

The Ends of the Earth is a fact-based love story about an oil typhoon who life falls apart after he is caught having an affair with his adopted daughter.

According to the report, Todd Black, Steve Tisch and Jason Blumenthal of Escape Artists are going to produce the film; Argo screenwriter Chris Terrio wrote the script.

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