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Jennifer Lawrence Starring in 'East of Eden,' Gary Ross Directing

Jennifer Lawrence Starring in 'East of Eden,' Gary Ross Directing

Jennifer Lawrence is set to star in the upcoming film East of Eden, based on the beloved novel of the same name, according to Deadline.

The 23-year-old actress will be reunited with director Gary Ross, the director behind her star-making film The Hunger Games, and the story will reportedly be told in two films.

The story is about two sons who compete for the attention of their farmer father. Jennifer will be playing the role of Cathy Ames, “the cold and cruel mother of the boys and the estranged wife of the farmer.”

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