Award winning filmmaker David O. Russell is on a major coming of the back to back to back successes of The Fighter, Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle and now he’s gathering up a host of his favorite collaborators, including Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence, for his next exciting project. Joy will be rolling in front of cameras soon and auditions for roles in this
Joy is inspired by the true story of inventor and wildly successful entrepreneur Joy Mangano, creator of The Miracle Mop and head of the company Ingenious Designs which has achieved over 1 billion dollars in sales under her leadership. Lawrence will portray the inspirational title character from her times of struggle and personal and financial turmoil to her place as a titan of global industry.
Ms. Lawrence (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2) will head a prestigious group of Russell players and talented newcomers that includes 3-time Academy Award winner Bradley Cooper (American Sniper), Elisabeth Röhm (Law & Order), Academy Award nominee Virginia Madsen (Ghosts of Mississippi), Édgar Ramírez (Zero Dark Thirty), Golden Globe nominee Isabella Rossellini (Blue Velvet), 3-time Oscar nominee Diane Ladd (Just Before I Go), John Enos III (Gotham) and Robert De Niro (Jackie Brown).
Mr. Russell has written a highly buzzed about screenplay with Academy Award nominee Annie Mumolo (In the Motherhood) and will direct under the guidance of the 3-time Academy Award nominated producer of the moment Megan Ellison (Foxcatcher, The Master, True Grit).
Auditions for a series of roles in the next Jennifer Lawrence hit will be taking place soon and interested actors of all ages can submit themselves for consideration for open parts by emailing here firstname.lastname@example.org. As always stay tuned because we will be posting all further casting calla and production details for this tremendous project as they are available and be sure to leave a message below and tell us why you would like to participate in auditions for Joy featuring Jennifer Lawrence.