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Oscar award winning actress Jennifer Lawrence is set to star in a new biopic about Joy Mangano, who was the inventor of the Miracle Mop. She was a single mother who became a constant figure on the Home Shopping Network with many inventive products to her name.
The project has a script by Annie Mumolo. John Davis and John Fox are producing via Fox-based Davis Entertainment. Ken Mok is also producing, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Lawrence played Tiffany in the Silver Linings Playbook, which was written and directed by David O. Russell. David O. Russell is also known for his films The Fighter, I Heart Huckabees, and Three Kings.
Lawrence is most recently known for her performance of Rosalyn Rosenfeld in the film American Hustle, which is looking at a stellar 10 Oscar nominations, according to Variety.
American Hustle had a great showing at the Golden Globes, taking home awards for Best Picture in a musical or comedy. Jennifer Lawrence walked away with an award for Best Supporting Actress at the Globes.
Lawrence’s previous projects include The Hunger Games, X Men: First Class, and Winter’s Bone.