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Jennifer Lawrence to Direct, Fall Out of a Director’s Chair, Probably

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Jennifer Lawrence is quickly becoming a quadruple threat: She can act, she can sing, she can become friends with Amy Schumer, and now she says she’s ready to direct. “I have wanted to direct as long as I’ve wanted to act,” she told Entertainment Weekly. “I just don’t talk about it because I’d rather just do it.” She added that she’d like to direct a comedy, and that she has since signed on to direct Project Delirium. She explained that Delirium is “based on this article about mental warfare in the ’60s, like an acid experiment gone terribly wrong.” She doesn’t say as much, but we’ll go out on a limb and say that it is probably not the comedy she was talking about. If only she were currently working on a script with one of today’s biggest comedians …

Jennifer Lawrence to Direct Feature