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Get Jazzed: Jennifer Lawrence Is Playing Zelda Fitzgerald in Ron Howard Biopic

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Jennifer Lawrence, who may know a thing or two about the muse-lover role, is set to play Zelda Fitzgerald in a biopic. Zelda, about the Jazz Age “It” girl who famously struggled with her own creative works while inspiring those of husband F. Scott Fitzgerald, will pair Lawrence with possible director Ron Howard. Howard is developing the project now, with an interest in stepping behind the camera, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Nancy Milford’s biography Zelda is the basis of the project, which has a script penned by Emma Frost (The White Queen). Lawrence’s casting sounds like a good fit — after all, Fitzgerald was known as the “first American flapper,” while Lawrence is famously, gloriously flappable. So … just how high are the odds for Bradley Cooper as F. Scott?

Jennifer Lawrence to Play Zelda Fitzgerald