After scoring a second Oscar nomination for her role in David O. Russell's Silver Linings Playbook, Jennifer Lawrence is reuniting with the director and Bradley Cooper in the Untitled David O. Russell Project, formerly known as American Bullshit.
No details were given regarding her character, but she joins a cast that also includes Jeremy Renner, Amy Adams, comedian Louis C.K., and Christian Bale. The plot is based on the true story of an FBI sting operation known as Abscam that uncovered a vast network of corruption along the East Coast. The story centers on con artist Melvin Weinberg (Christian Bale) who works with the FBI to unravel this intricate plot.
David O. Russell is directing from a screenplay by Eric Singer (The International), with Charles Roven and Richard Suckle producing for Atlas Entertainment. Megan Ellison and Ted Schipper are also producing for Annapurna Pictures, which is financing the drama. No production schedule was revealed.