Jennifer Lawrence first jumped on the scene when she was nominated for an Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Satellite Award, and the Screen Actors Guild Award for her performance in the two independent films, "The Burning Plain" and "Winter's Bone." At age 20, she became the second youngest actress ever to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. In 2012, she achieved wider recognition starring as the heroine Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games, an adaptation of Suzanne Collins' best-selling novel of the same name. In October 2012, Lawrence was announced as the new face of Dior. In November 2012, Lawrence played a recovering sex addict in David O. Russell's Silver Linings Playbook, an adaptation of the novel of the same name, by Matthew Quick, opposite Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro. Lawrence began working on the film adaptation of the second novel in the The Hunger Games trilogy, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, which is scheduled to be released on November 22, 2013.
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