Jennifer Lawrence to star in Steinbeck’s East of Eden adaptation
It has been confirmed that Hunger Games’ star, Jennifer Lawrence, will now star in the new film adaptation ‘East of Eden’, based on the John Steinbeck Novel. The film will be under Imagine Entertainment and Anna Culp is onboard as the executive producer.
The original novel can be found below, the story centers on a father and two sons all living in California. The sons believe their mother to be dead, but soon begin to unravel the story of her life. In early Hollywood days, the film adaptation was first designed by director Elia Kazan and starred none other than James Dean.
As for Lawrence, she will play the role of the mother. More exact details on the film will be released as we get closer to production.
more info on original novel: amazon/eastofeden