"The Glass Castle" film adaptation may star Jennifer Lawrence

MADRID, SPAIN - MARCH 26: Actress Jennifer Lawrence of "The Hunger Games" (Los Juegos del Hambre) attends an event with fans at Capitol cinema on March 26, 2012 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images) Carlos Alvarez

Jennifer Lawrence of "The Hunger Games" attends an event with fans at Capitol cinema on March 26, 2012, in Madrid, Spain.
(CBS News) Jennifer Lawrence is reportedly in talks to star in the big screen version of "The Glass Castle."

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Deadline.com reports that Lionsgate recently got the rights to "The Glass Castle: A Memoir" by gossip columnist Jeanette Walls.

The 2005 book spent more than 250 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, longer than any other memoir. It chronicles Walls' childhood, recounting her experiences growing up with four siblings in a "dysfunctional but vibrant" family.

Lawrence, star of "The Hunger Games," has already been cast in a series of film roles. She's starring in the horror movie, "The House at the End of the Street," as well as in  "The Silver Linings Playbook" with Robert De Niro and Bradley Cooper.


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