Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence will play the lead in The Rules of Inheritance, a film adaptation of Claire Bidwell Smith’s 2012 coming-of-age memoir about losing her parents to cancer. Lawrence, who will also produce, is joined on the project by Shame screenwriter Abi Morgan and Oscar-winning director Susanne Bier . “I am incredibly grateful and humbled by all of this,” tweeted Smith.
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