I don’t know how he felt about me.”We’ve finished our hour in sensory-deprivation tanks and have stopped for a cup of coffee up the street.
Lawrence says her tank experience was mostly positive until the end, when she realized she’d spun herself around and couldn’t find the hatch opening, and had a brief moment of panic until she located it and got out. “But other than that, I had a lovely time.”The truth is, she can’t stop thinking about She’d sat with Aronofsky and watched it just a couple of hours before.
I think it’s going to be the kind of film that people argue about at dinner parties for months, if not years. A celebrated director (] works as a truthful, realistic relationship movie . At the moment, only a handful of people have seen the film, and Aronofsky is cautious about saying anything revealing.
“She has no filter and will say anything out loud that comes to mind,” says Michelle Pfeiffer, one of Lawrence’s costars on , who calls her “wicked smart.”“I like how clear Jen is,” says Lawrence’s friend Emma Stone, who, as it turns out, was here at the house the night before.
“She makes her opinions very, very clear to me, all the time—whether I ask for it or not.” Stone laughs. She’s just fun, a shot of light.”It says a lot about Hollywood culture (or all culture these days) that what it takes for someone to be considered “real” is a habit of honesty.
And this booze cost only $19.99, I tell her.“Wow,” she says, deadpan. I’m going to save it for company.”A few days prior, Lawrence had visited with the acclaimed American painter John Currin for the work that appears opposite. “He took photos, and posed me like one of those French girls. At 26, Lawrence is already one of the most successful and exalted actors on the planet.
“This is delicious,” Lawrence says, pulling a blanket over her sweater and wide-leg Zimmermann pants. She almost never does this: sit around, watch the fire, do not much of anything.
“To get it from the biggest actors in the world is really, really hard.