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Jennifer Lawrence to play war photographer in Spielberg’s ‘It’s What I Do’

Jennifer Lawrence to play war photographer in Spielberg’s ‘It’s What I Do’

March 3, 2015

LOS ANGELES, March 3 — Jennifer Lawrence will star in Steven Spielberg’s “It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War,” US media said yesterday. Warner Bros studio secured the rights to the memoir by Lynsey Addario, the award-winning American international photojournalist, after an auction, Variety said. “American Sniper” producer Andrew Lazar will also be involved, it said, citing sources. Addario has travelled to war-torn countries such as Afghanistan and Iraq and was... Read more

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Jazz Grammy award winner, John Legend of the United States performs in Bahrain on the opening night of the Spring of Culture activities in Arad Fort in Muharraq north of Manama, March 3, 2015. — Reuters pic

Jazz Grammy award winner, John Legend of the United States performs in Bahrain on the opening night of the Spring of Culture activities in Arad Fort in Muharraq north of Manama, March 3, 2015. — Reuters pic