Jennifer Lawrence will star in “The Rosie Project”, a romantic drama set up at Sony, says The Hollywood Reporter.
Based on the book of the same name, the pic will tell of a socially inept genetics professor who comes up with a scientifically sound survey to find the perfect mate. His plans get curvy when he meets Rosie Jarman, who in her whirlwind manner possesses all the opposite qualities he should be looking for.
Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber, of “(500) Days of Summer” fame, wrote the script.
Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (“21 Jump Street,” “The LEGO Movie”) were eyeing directing but dropped out after they landed Lucasfilm’s newly-announced Han Solo movie.