Jennifer Lawrence in (Annapurna Productions's 'American Hustle' & Lionsgate's 'Catching Fire.'
Jennifer Lawrence is a complicated woman.
As you can see in two separate film posters released this week, there's more than one side to the multifaceted Oscar winner. From brave young hunter turned deadly Hunger Games survivor to '70s sexpot, Lawrence shows she can bring home the bacon AND fry it up in a pan.
On Monday, Lionsgate released the new poster for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," the second installment in the über-popular franchise based on Suzanne Collins' best-selling novels.
The image captures everything fans love about Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen as she draws her bow. But while she looks as steely as ever, there's just the slightest hint of fear in her eyes. Given that "Catching Fire" finds Katniss living in an uncomfortable middle ground between the decadence enjoyed by tournament winners and her loyalty to the desperate souls of District 12, the uncertainty suits the material well.
And with the flaming mockingjay symbol in the background, the poster teases the themes of rebellion in the "Hunger Games" tale.
See Jennifer Lawrence in 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Trailer:
And after winning an Oscar for her role in "Silver Linings Playbook," Lawrence proved she's can do more than young adult-oriented fantasy fare. "American Hustle" gives Lawrence a chance to show off yet another weapon in her acting quiver: her sexy, willful side.
The new "American Hustle" poster featuring Lawrence was one of five that has emerged this week, each showcasing a different actor from the film, including Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Jeremy Renner, and Amy Adams, dressed up in their best mid-1970s finery.
Lawrence could almost pass as a "Boogie Nights" refugee, with blond hair piled high on her head, a slinky off-white gown that shows plenty of cleavage, big dangling earrings, and eyes lined with "come hither" mascara. Factor in the hands-on-hips body language, and Lawrence looks like a Carter-era maneater.
In the film, she plays Rosalyn Rosenfeld, the firecracker wife of Irving Rosenfeld (Bale), a conman forced to work his magic for the FBI. Based on the true story of the influence-peddling ABSCAM scandal, "American Hustle" reteams Lawrence with writer/director David O. Russell, the man behind "Silver Linings Playbook."
While "American Hustle" finds her in a supporting role rather than a lead, the poster gives us hope she'll make us remember every minute of her smaller role.
Is anyone else hungry for bacon?
See Jennifer Lawrence in the 'American Hustle' Teaser Trailer:
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