Jennifer Lawrence on the cover of W magazine. (Tim Walker/W)
Lawrence looks older than her 22 year in the pics, but being able to morph into a character of a different age is something she's used to. In the year's critically-acclaimed breakout hit "The Hunger Games," she played teen Katniss Everdeen, and in the upcoming drama Silver Linings, she portrays a widow.
"People always worry that I'm wrong for the part: I'm usually too young — or, in the case of Katniss, they thought I was too old. I was blonde, and Katniss is brunette," she shares in the interview that accompanies the photos. "So many problems. There were a lot of things that we just brushed under the rug."
"The Hunger Games" may have made her a recent super star, but when Lawrence hit the red carpet of the 2011 Oscars, no one knew she had been cast in the yet-to-be-shot film. A certain proud relative, however, gave away the news. "My mom talked about 'Hunger Games' on the red carpet at the Academy Awards, which was something I had told her a million times not to do," says Lawrence. "She's like Dina Lohan! — but she has good taste."
The October issue of W magazine is on newsstands now.
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