Jennifer Lawrence - Mob Girl Movie

The criminal underworld of the mafia has always been dominated by men. You need only look at the likes of The Godfather, Goodfellas, The Sopranos and countless other mob movies and TV shows to see that. But as actresses start getting more significant leading roles in Hollywood, we’re starting to see women taking part in crime, and soon the true story of one woman who worked for the mob will be told on the big screen.

Mob Girl is a new film in the works from The Young Pope director Paolo Sorrentino that will adapt the life story of Arlyne Brickman, a woman who became a “mob girlfriend” but then ended up getting in on the criminal action herself. And Jennifer Lawrence has been slated to star in the movie and produce it. Read More »

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Lone Scherfig gained a lot of new admirers with An Education, in which she deftly directed a small ensemble cast through an excellent period recreation and a tonally on-point coming of age tale. The director has said recently that she wouldn’t mind switching gears slightly, to tackle a film with an overt criminal element. Now she may have her chance, as Scherfig is reportedly attached to direct Jessica Biel in Mob Girl. Read More »