Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence will reunite with Hunger Games director Gary Ross for East of Eden.

Based on the iconic John Steinbeck's novel, the story follows two brothers who compete for their father's attention.

According to Variety, Lawrence will play Cathy Ames, the boys' mother who is estranged from their dad.

However, before filming begins on East of Eden, Lawrence will star in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire which opens in Ireland on November 11th.