The Word: Jennifer Lawrence lands her surprising dream role

Jennifer Lawrence claims to be able to quote any scene from "Dumb and Dumber."
Jennifer Lawrence claims to be able to quote any scene from “Dumb and Dumber.”

Jennifer Lawrence’s dream may be about to come true. No, not the dream of becoming a beautiful, famous movie star who’s both critically acclaimed and a huge commercial success. I’m talking about hanging out on the set of “Dumb and Dumber.”

The “Hunger Games” star is set to film a cameo in “Dumb and Dumber To,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. She’ll reportedly play a younger version of Kathleen Turner’s character. That should be a thrill for Lawrence, who counts the original “Dumb and Dumber” as one of her favorite comedies, and claims to be able to quote any scene from the film, as she did ably when Jimmy Fallon quizzed her.

Speaking of sequels, it looks like Lawrence and ex-boyfriend Nicholas Hoult have rekindled their romance.

The pair, who first met on the set of “X-Men: First Class” in 2011 and dated until earlier this year, were in Montreal filming “X-Men: Days of Future Past” — and spending plenty of off-duty time together too, according to E! News.

Lawrence and Hoult took a day off in Montreal’s La Fontaine Park, strolling hand-in-hand before sharing a bottle of champagne and cuddling up to read on the grass.


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