Jennifer Lawrence to play Miracle Mop inventor in David O. Russell’s next

MUMBAI: Having already worked together with David O. Russell on The Silver Linings Playbook and recently on American Hustle, Jennifer Lawrence might take up the role of Joy Mangano, the mother of three who became one of America's most successful entrepreneurs with the invention of the self-wringing Miracle Mop and Huggable Hangers.


Mangano, eventually sold her company, Ingenious Designs, to the Home Shopping Network in a multimillion dollar deal but stayed on as the company president. Currently, she is one of the channel's most successful presenters and is also known as the inventor of Forever Fragrant and Performance Platforms. Mangano started inventing at a young age, and continued to dream while simultaneously looking after her three children.


Considered as a tale of woman empowerment, the project has a script by Annie Mumolo, who along with Kirsten Wiig was nominated for the Oscar for Bridesmaids and John Davis, John Fox and Ken Mok are the producers.

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