Actress Jennifer Lawrence and filmmaker Steven Spielberg have been roped in by Warner Bros for the upcoming movie It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War.
The studio won the rights for the film at a whirlwind auction on Monday.
Based on a memoir by Lynsey Addario, the story of film is about a war photographer Lynsey Addario
as she ‘goes into the most dangerous places in the world in search of truth.’ Lawrence is tapped to play the lead character, reports deadline.com.
While other cast members were not announced, it has been reported that a number of actresses have been eyeing the feature, including Reese Witherspoon, Natalie Portman, and Margot Robbie.
American Sniper producer Andrew Lazar will also be involved in the film.
Lawrence, 24, who won an Oscar in 2013 for Silver Linings Playbook and starred in The Hunger Games movies and American Hustle is currently shooting David O. Russell’s Joy, which is set for release at Christmas.
Meanwhile, Spielberg is on board directing a Cold War thriller, St. James Place, starring Tom Hanks, which will release on October 16.