Jennifer Lawrence Heading East Of Eden

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September 25, 2013 | 8:52pm EST

Actress Jennifer Lawrence is reteaming with her The Hunger Games director Gary Ross for a new adaptation of East Of Eden.
The Oscar winner will play antagonist Cathy Ames in the upcoming big-screen version of John Steinbeck’s classic 1952 novel. The part won Jo Van Fleet an Academy Award when she starred in director Elia Kazan’s 1955 film version, alongside James Dean in his first major role.
According to, the upcoming movie will be split into two parts.