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“I became such a commodity”: Jennifer Lawrence Had a Surprising Feeling After Winning the Oscar, Admits She Lost Control After Hunger Games Fame

Jennifer Lawrence Had a Surprising Feeling After Winning the Oscar

Jennifer Lawrence has to be one of the most renowned names in Hollywood. Her charismatic aura and acting skills have earned her worldwide praise and several accolades. As her upcoming project Causeway is all set to release in the coming month, the actress shared how the initial fame in her career affected her thought process. According to her, the massive hits and an Academy Award made her feel like a completely different personality.

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Jennifer Lawrence

The Hunger Games was the project that became an instant hit and elevated Jennifer Lawrence’s career to a new level. Following that, she also won an Academy Award for her movie Silver Linings Playbook. Lawrence is also a popular name among Marvel fans for her role as Mystique in Fox’s X-Men Franchise.

Why did Jennifer Lawrence lose her sense of control?

The actress who recently garnered widespread praise for her role as an astrophysicist opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in Don’t Look Up, opened up about her initial career days.

Jennifer Lawrence got famous for her role as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games franchise.
Jennifer Lawrence got famous for her role as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games

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From the words of Jennifer Lawrence, it can be understood that the overnight success of The Hunger Games affected her. Additionally, she also won the Academy Award which made her feel like her every decision was big and must be dealt with care.

“I think I lost a sense of control. Between ‘The Hunger Games’ coming out and winning the Oscar, I became such a commodity that I felt like every decision was a big, big group decision. When I reflect now, I can’t think of those following years, [because there was] just a loss of control.”

Jennifer Lawrence further expressed that those years were tough for her. The Mother! actress also took a brief break from acting after Dark Phoenix. As she is now fully back with a series of movies, the actress feels delighted and “personal for the first time after a long time”.

Also Read: How “Dark Phoenix” Differs From “X-Men: The Last Stand”

Jennifer Lawrence gets critical acclaim for Causeway

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Jennifer Lawrence in Causeway

Causeway marks Jennifer Lawrence’s debut as a producer. She also stars in the film as a soldier Lynsey who’s suffering from PTSD after returning from Afghanistan with a fatal head injury. The movie has gathered several favorable reviews from its early screenings. Lawrence’s performance has also been applauded by critics.

Also Read: Jennifer Lawrence Got High During “Don’t Look Up” Scene Opposite Meryl Streep

Lawrence felt very elated after working on the Lila Neugebauer directorial and claimed it to be a refreshing change. Besides the American Hustle actress, the movie also stars the Marvel Eternals fame Brian Tyree Henry, Linda Emond, and Russell Harvard.

Causeway is going to be released in selected theaters and Apple TV+ on November 4, 2022

Source: Variety

Written by Subham Mandal

Subham Mandal is currently working as a writer for FandomWire with an ardent interest in the world of pop culture. Subham has written more than 400 articles on different spheres of modern pop culture and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in English based in Kolkata. He’s also an experienced student journalist having demonstrated work experience with the Times of India. He aspires to be a column writer in the future.