before long Jennifer Lawrence An Academy Award winner, she was an aspiring actress who was beginning to lay the foundation for a Hollywood career.
At one point, Lawrence went to see an acting coach who ultimately refused to take her on as a student because she was already outstanding. She didn’t remember who that teacher was until Deadline’s Mike Fleming Jr. told her on Saturday during a panel for her Apple/A24 film bridge In the movie Finalists: The Los Angeles event.
Towards the end of the session, Fleming told Lawrence that he had spoken to him recently Yellowstone originator Taylor Sheridan About his growing world of TV series. Lawrence also mentioned that years before, Sheridan was a struggling actor and supplemented his income by teaching acting classes.
During their visit, Sheridan tells Fleming 1883 He was reminded of the actress Isabel May Lawrence, whom Sheridan described as a once-in-a-generation talent. He knew this because at one point, he accepted Lawrence’s breakout role in 2011 Winter BonesI signed up for an acting class.
But Sheridan eventually returned the money because he said she was indeed very talented.
When Fleming finished telling the story, Lawrence could only say one word.
“what?” She said.
“I remember going to see someone in New York and saying to my mom, ‘Here’s your money.'” Just don’t put her in any acting lessons whatever you do. “Was that Taylor Sheridan?”
She later said, “I have to tell my mom.”
Sheridan, who became a writer and producer, was nominated for an Academy Award for Writing hell or high waterand currently has several pre-works in spin-offs Yellowstonewhich just returned for its fifth season. The simultaneous premiere on Paramount Network, CMT, Pop and TV Land averaged 15.7 million viewers, and is the most-watched show across all of television in 2022.
Lawrence made her Apple/A24 debut bridgewhich premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and debuted on Apple TV+ on November 4.
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