28 Aug 2015 03:15 PM EST
-by Laura Tucker, Staff Writer; Image: Jennifer Lawrence (Image Source: Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons)
If ever there was a blockbuster just waiting to happen, it's this one: Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer are working on a project together.
They are writing it for the two of them to costar in as sisters. With J-Law being announced recently as the highest paid female in film and Schumer seemingly 2015's It girl, such a project has success written all over it.
Lawrence was interviewing about The Huger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, where she will once again portray the role of Katniss Everdeen. Perhaps she's becoming bored with that role, as she couldn't just stick to the subject at hand. She took time out to announce that she and Schumer are co-writing a screenplay and that they plan to star in it together.
"We play sisters," J-Law said. "We're almost done writing. It just flowed out of us. We've got about 100 pages right now."
So far the actress and comedian seem to be getting along really well.
"Amy and I were creatively made for each other," she said. "We have different flavors. It's been the most fun experience of my life. We start the day off on the phone, laughing. And then we send each other pages. And we crack up. I'm flying out tomorrow to see her in Chicago. We'll write a little bit with her sister, Kim, who worked with Amy when she was writing Trainwreck."
It was the highest-paid female film star who got the ball rolling just a couple of months ago.
"I emailed her after I saw Trainwreck and said, 'I don't know where to get started. I guess I should just say it: I'm in love with you,'" Lawrence explained. "We started emailing, and then emailing turned to texting."
Not that it's completely new to fans that the two women were approaching something near a BFF level after photos of the two of them together were seen earlier this month.
"We really hit it off, to say the least," Lawrence said.
The two are so close, J-Law even had to interrupt the interview to text Schumer.
"Let me just text Amy and tell her that I told you," she said.
After an immediate response from her new bestie, J-Law read it and immediately cracked up.
"I wrote, 'I just spilled the beans to The New York Times. Is that O.K.?'" she said. "And Amy wrote back, 'That you're gay? Totally! It's exciting!'"
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