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YES. J-Law will star in the film version of one of our favourite books.

The best film news we’ve heard in weeks.

Jennifer Lawrence has landed a film role that couldn’t be more perfect for her: The Hunger Games actress, 24, has reportedly been cast as female lead Rosie Jarman in The Rosie Project.

Jennifer Lawrence.
Lawrence has reportedly been cast as female lead Rosie Jarman. (Photo: Getty Images)

The film is based on Graeme Simsion’s bestselling book about a quirky genetics professor, Don Tillman, who finds love with a  charistmatic free spirit (aka Rosie, aka J-Law).

The romatic dramedy is being developed by Columbia Pictures, a division of Sony.

And, in case you need reminding. Here are many J-Law highlights:

The screenplay was written by Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber, who wrote the script for (500) Days of Summer.

The book was a bestseller.

A male lead has not yet been confirmed, according to Hollywood Reporter.

But here are some of our picks for the leading role of Don Tillman:

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