Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield’s chemistry in The Amazing Spider-Man movie franchise was loved by many. However, the actress revealed she wasn’t completely sure about joining the high-profile cast. But her close ally and trusted advisor Jennifer Lawrence helped her make up her mind.
Both actresses crossed paths through a common connection, Woody Harrelson, who himself is a renowned actor. Later on, Stone requested Lawrence’s contact information from the actor and eventually texted her, forging a new friendship. Notably, Harrelson and Lawrence have worked together in Zombieland.
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Jennifer Lawrence Told Emma Stone To F**k Off
During an interview with Vanity Fair, Jennifer Lawrence revealed that upon receiving Emma Stone’s text, she replied ‘F**k Off.’ The actress also said, “We’ve been really good friends ever since.”
Despite their hectic schedules, both actresses have made efforts to keep in touch by exchanging texts regularly. Eventually, both of them managed to carve out time from their busy lives and finally arranged an in-person meeting.
“I feel like it was our version of The Notebook — 365 texts,” Lawrence said jokingly. “We both really do love each other and care about each other as people, beyond being actors. I support her completely when it comes to work and I feel the same from her, but I know we’d be friends even if we didn’t do the same job.”
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How Jennifer Lawrence Convinced Emma Stone For The Role
When viewers caught Emma Stone‘s depiction of Gwen Stacey in The Amazing Spider-Man, Lawrence was already carrying a whole franchise on her shoulders. The budding actress amplified her celebrity status to new heights by playing the lead role in The Hunger Games franchise.
Despite the immense opportunity presented to her, Lawrence has been vocal about her initial reluctance to take on the role. The Academy Award winner had even contemplated refusing the role at the time.
Emma Stone faced a similar dilemma when deciding whether to take up Gwen Stacy’s role. Upon learning of Lawrence’s struggles with The Hunger Games, she couldn’t help but see the parallels with her own circumstances.
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Why Was Emma Stone Envious Towards Jennifer Lawrence
Stone might have been a little envious of Lawrence during the earlier stages of her career. The actress revealed that Lawrence’s talent and personality made her feel a little intimidated while she was still finding her bearing in the industry.
“She may not even know this,” Stone said. “But there was definitely a time early on when I was like ‘Oh hey my ego is going nuts she’s so great and vibrant and talented i’m screwed i’ll never work again goodbye yellow brick road.”
However, Stone eventually realized that she did not need to see one of her close friends as a rival.