Edgar Ramirez Boards ‘Joy’ Opposite Jennifer Lawrence

December 9, 2014 | Posted By In Casting | 1398 Views


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Jennifer Lawrence has found a husband! Edgar Ramirez is in talks to play the husband of Lawrence’s character in David O. Russell’s biopic “Joy” according to Variety.

The film tells the story of Joy Mangano (Lawrence), a Long Island woman who becomes one of the US’ most successful entrepreneurs. The single mother gained notoriety after inventing the Miracle Mop. Ramirez is joining the project as Tony, her then husband. Robert De Niro is also attached as Joy’s father.

Ken Mok, John Fox and John Davis are producing the biopic. Annie Mumolo is writing the script.

Ramirez’s credits include “Zero Dark Thirty,” “Wrath of The Titans,” “The Counselor” and “Deliver Us From Evil.”  His upcoming projects include the “Point Break” reboot.

The film is set to premiere next Christmas.



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