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Jennifer Lawrence Set For Lead Role In Magic Mop Biopic

Actress confirms she'll star in new film about inventor Joy Mangano...

Jennifer Lawrence has finally confirmed that she will star as Miracle Mop inventor Joy Mangano in a new film.

After recent rumours she was involved in the project, J-Law admitted she'd accepted the role over text on US chat show Live With Kelly and Michael.

She explained that director David O Russell texted her at 4am to offer her the job.

"He was like, 'I think I want to make a movie about the woman who invented the [Miracle] Mop. You want to do it?'

"I was like, 'Yeah'. I can just imagine David looking at somebody mopping and being like, 'Yeah, that's my next screenplay.'"

She first collaborated with O Russell for Silver Linings Playbook - for which she won the best actress Oscar - and teamed up with him again last year for the Oscar-nominated American Hustle.

There's no word yet on a release date, but keep it locked to MTV News to find out more about J-Law's new movie!

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