In Mob Girl, Jennifer Lawrence Takes On the True Story of a Mobster Turned Informant

Jennifer Lawrence is no stranger when it comes to portraying nuanced female characters, and now she’s gearing up for the role of another complicated woman: Arlyne Brickman, the mob girl turned FBI informant. Her new part is based on the colorful true story of Brickman’s life captured in Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Teresa Carpenter’s 1992 biography […]

Jennifer Lawrence to Star in Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘Mob Girl’

Jennifer Lawrence is set to star in Makeready’s adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Teresa Carpenter true-crime story “Mob Girl.” Lawrence will also produce the film, which is based on the life of the mob wife turned police informant  Arlyne Brickman, alongside Justine Polsky via their production company, Excellent Cadaver. Academy Award winner Paolo Sorrentino has […]