Lawrence's most famous role to date is in Winter's Bone, for which she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. She has starred in several other major films such as The Burning Plain, The Poker House, and X-Men: First Class.
Role as Katniss
Lawrence's casting as Katniss was approved by author Suzanne Collins and director Gary Ross in defense of some speculation that she might be too old for the role. For her audition she played the scene were Katniss must say her goodbyes to Prim in the justice building.On May 18, 2011, Entertainment Weekly revealed on their magazine cover the very first photo of her as Katniss Everdeen. Lawrence also almost dropped out of the film due to an injury on set, but handled it and continued on to play Katniss. While goofing around on the set with co-star Josh Hutcherson, Lawrence accidentally kicked him in the head, giving him a concussion. However he downplayed its effects to continue filming.
She was awarded "Best Female Performance" at the MTV Movie Awards for her acting as Katniss.
- ↑ Joshua Weinstein (03-16-2011). Exclusive: Jennifer Lawrence Gets Lead Role in 'The Hunger Games'. The Wrap. Retrieved on 03-16-2011.
- ↑ PopSugar 100: Your Top 10 Rising Stars!
- ↑ Brian Gallagher (03-18-2011). The Hunger Games Director Gary Ross Defends Jennifer Lawrence Casting. MovieWeb. Retrieved on April 26, 2011.
- ↑ This Week's Cover: First look at Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss in 'The Hunger Games' -- Exclusive. Entertainment Weekly. (05-18-2011). Retrieved on 05-19-2011.
- ↑ Josh Hutcherson On Getting Concussion From Jennifer Lawrence On 'Hunger Games' Set On 'Late Show With David Letterman' (VIDEO)
- ↑ 'Hunger Games' Soundtrack: Jennifer Lawrence's Vocals Confirmed