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The Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence is in discussions with The Weinstein Company to star in the epic love story, The Ends of the Earth. Lawrence would take on the role of Lydie Marland. The movie is based on a true story that follows a powerful oil tycoon named Ernest Marland who ends up losing everything after engaging in a controversial love affair with his adopted daughter Lydie. Yeah, I think that's kind of frowned upon in society.
I'm not sure that anything resonates more with an audience than a true story. Jennifer Lawrence shows the skill of a seasoned veteran in everything she does, and we're thrilled to work with her again.
Lawrence has proven herself to be an extremely talented actress, »
- Joey Paur
Here’s a character description that will give you pause: “Lawrence is attached to play Lydie, an educated, headstrong woman who was adopted as a girl by her aunt Virgina and uncle Ernest. She…eventually becomes Ernest’s wife.” Yeah, about that. Variety reports that Jennifer Lawrence has signed on for the role of Lydie Marland in screenwriter Chris Terrio‘s Ends of the Earth, a fact-based tale that will center on “the controversial love affair between an oil baron and his adopted daughter, which destroys the empire they built together.” However, the Marlands had one hell of a life, and while the particulars of their relationship weren’t necessarily the biggest part of it, it will likely make for some damn fine cinematic drama. Not familiar with the Marlands? Super, neither are we! But a quick trip to the old Wikipedia thinking engine turns up a ton of facts of note about Lydie and Ernest… Lydie »
- Kate Erbland
2 items from 2012
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