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Jennifer Lawrence in big league, thanks to her mom

Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence, who had an "imaginary future" as a soccer mum, says her mother is instrumental in making her a full-fledged successful actress.

The 22-year-old got a breakthrough with movie ‘Hunger Games’ in 2012, which is first part in the trilogy series based on author Suzanne Collins`s books by same name. Later, she won best actress Oscar for her work in ‘Silver Linings Playbook`.

"I was happy with my life and I didn`t know if I wanted it to change. I`ve always had this imaginary future where I would be a soccer mum that drove a mini-van and my kids would be normal."

"That just didn`t fit with taking on a giant franchise. So, I took three days to decide, and each day was a different answer," Fabulous magazine quoted Lawrence as saying.

The 22-year-old says her mother advised her to sign "Hunger Games" franchise.

"I finally talked to my mum. I`d only really done indie films before that, and she said: `Every time people ask you why you don`t do studio movies, you always say that it`s because you don`t care about the size of the movie, you care about the story and the character. But you`re a hypocrite, because now you have a story and a character that you love, but you`re not saying yes to it because of the size of it.` So, I said yes," she said.