Lawrence attached to 'Ends of the Earth'
EXCLUSIVE: THE HUNGER GAMES star Jennifer Lawrence is attached to topline the romantic drama ENDS OF THE EARTH, reports Variety's Jeff Sneider.
Written by Chris Terrio (ARGO) and based on the lives of Ernest and Lydie Marland, story follows the controversial love affair between an oil baron and his adopted daughter, which destroys the empire they built together.
Lawrence is attached to play Lydie, an educated, headstrong woman who was adopted as a girl by her aunt Virginia and uncle Ernest. She later becomes their adopted daughter and eventually becomes Ernest's wife. Urging him to raise workers' wages and give them unpredecented access to medical care, she earns the nickname the "princess of the prairies."