Jennifer Lawrence on losing control after the first Hunger Games movie


Jennifer Lawrence became a superstar ten years ago after the release of “The Hunger Games”, followed by a series of career-defining films, including “Silver Linings Playbook” in 2012, “American Hustle” in 2013 and ” Joy” in 2015. But Lawrence has experienced first-hand that with great fame comes great pressure.

Lawrence spoke about this period of his career during the BFI London Film Festival’s “Screen Talk” series on October 8. Variety reported. The 32-year-old actor spoke to British TV presenter and radio host Francine Stock about the success of the first film in the ‘Hunger Games’ franchise and how its prominence in pop culture has affected it personally, as well as on his journey. career.

“I think I lost control,” she explained. “Between the release of ‘The Hunger Games’ and winning the Oscar [for 2012’s ‘Silver Lining Playbook’]I became such a commodity that I felt like every decision was a big, big group decision.

She went on to say that it was hard to reflect on the years that followed because of the “loss of control” she experienced.

Ten years after debuting in the franchise and winning Best Actress at the 2013 Oscars, Lawrence said she had managed to rediscover her own sense of identity at that point in her career and that acting was “staff” for “the first time in a long run.”

Later this month, Lawrence’s latest project, “Causeway,” will premiere in theaters and stream on AppleTV+ in November. The film is a psychological drama that stars Lawrence as a soldier, which A24 describes as “an intimate portrait of a soldier struggling to adjust to life after returning to New Orleans” in a description. on his official site.

Jennifer Lawrence stars in upcoming psychological drama

When we talk to vogue For her October cover story, Lawrence said she didn’t know what drew her to “Causeway” at first, before adding, “I think I was just drawn to the beat. I love a fast-paced Marvel movie as much as the next person, but I miss the slow melody of a character-driven story.

During the London Film Festival, Lawrence drew comparisons between his experience working on his new film and that of working on the 2010 film “Winter’s Bone,” saying “Causeway” felt like his own “diary pages.” .

Lawrence began working on “Causeway” in 2019 before the onset of the Covid pandemic, which ultimately halted the project. In the three years since the film’s premiere, the “Red Sparrow” star has gone through her own personal milestones.

The actor married gallerist Cooke Maroney in October 2019. Amid the pandemic, the newlyweds then welcomed their first child together, a son named Cy.

When she was pregnant with her first child, Lawrence gave a rare insight into his personal life during an interview with vanity lounge in November 2021.

“If I was at a dinner party and someone said to me, ‘Oh my God, you’re having a baby’, I wouldn’t say, ‘God, I can’t talk about it.’ Stay away from me , you psychopath!’ But every instinct in my body wants to protect their privacy for the rest of their lives, as much as possible,” Lawrence said.

During her interview for Vogue’s October 2022 cover story, she also opened up about life as a new mother, explaining, “The morning after I gave birth, I felt like my whole life had started again. Like, ‘Now is the first day of my life.’ I just watched. I was so in love.

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