Jennifer Lawrence is directing a movie about ‘mental warfare in the ‘60s’

It only took Jennifer Lawrence a few years to conquer both the box office and the Academy Awards, so you can’t blame her for exploring a new creative frontier: direction. As part of an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Lawrence confirmed that she’s signed on to direct a property called Project Delirium.

“It’s based on this article about mental warfare in the ’60s, like an acid experiment gone terribly wrong,” said Lawrence. “It’s funny, I’ve always wanted to direct since I was 16 and always thought I should start making steps towards that. If I had tried to do it earlier, I wouldn’t have been ready. Now I actually feel ready.” She also expressed interest in directing a comedy at some point, an interest that’s unsurprising given her…

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