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Richard Linklater may direct Jennifer Lawrence in Graeme Simsion's 'Rosie Project'

Richard Linklater may direct Jennifer Lawrence in Graeme Simsion's 'Rosie Project'

Richard Linklater, the iconoclastic Austin, Texas, director best known for "Dazed and Confused" and "Boyhood," is the leading candidate to direct the film adaptation of Graeme Simsion's novel "The Rosie Project," Deadline reports. Jennifer Lawrence has been cast as Rosie, a bartender who catches the attention of an awkward geneticist trying to find a suitable partner. The screenplay for the film was written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, the writing team behind the movie adaptations of John Green's "The Fault in Our Stars" and "Paper Towns." "The Rosie Project" became an unlikely bestseller when it was...

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