Transcript for Cast of 'Joy' Hype Upcoming Release
The movie "Joy" doesn't hit theaters until Christmas day. It's already picked up two lobelden G nominations. "20/20" anchor Elizabeth vargas has more. Hi. What are you king here? Reporter: It's Jennifer Lawrence at the top of her game. Loosely inspired by the real-life home shopping entrepreneur and inventor joy Mangano. My name's joy, by the way. Reporter: It chronicles the rise from struggling single mom to head of her own business dynasty. The world doesn't owe you a thing. Reporter: Lawrence reteams for the third time with Bradley cooper. Robert de Niro, and David O. Russell. Along with an all-star cast, Virginia Madsen and Edgar Ramirez as her eccentric ex-husband. I want to start with you, David? Why? What drew you to this story. Joy's story? I think the movie is about the E emotion, joy, when you're a child, a grownup, facing compromises. Another inspiration was to see the best divorced cup until America. True unconditional love goes beyond divorce. It's a beautiful thing. Unconditional love means that that love will transform itself. So in a way, gives us, gives me hope that true love does really last forever. People have talked about the fact that so many of you who is work sod many times together now have a special chemistry. We met her. She was 20 years old. On "Playbook." Before hunger games. I asked cooper what it's like to be in the tabloids? I was like, the tabloids say you're dating J. Lo, is that true? Then David called action. Never speak on my behalf. Reporter: It is no wonder Russell cast Lawrence in his first film with a female lead. It's a dysfunctional family story. I think there's no such thing as a Normal family. David says he finds the extraordinary in the ordinary. And then just examining it and opens it up and peels back layer after layer after layer. It's kiting to work that way. Reporter: And the on-screen chemistry between cooper and slaurns palpable. Do dploi you have that chemistry? Yeah, when I'm with you, I feel safe. Like I can -- I can turn my brain off as an actor and, yeah, I feel safe I guess is the word. David made us a bizarre form of sib flings a way. I think having to learn that dance routine. I was -- that was -- we didn't know each other. On "Silver linings playbook "? I understand what Bradley's saying. We have a troop feeling. A certain comfort and confidence with each other. And feeling of being safe. Yes. And all those things that -- many directors -- the finest directors have done over the years. Reporter: And that special art of David O. Russell is traps latin into movie gold. The film snagged two golden globe nominations. You've been nominated for a golden globe for best actress. Amy Schumer one of your best friends, said, you're going down. I hope I am. I want to see that sweet little -- up on that stage. I'm trying to organize us wearing the same exact thing. That's think dream. Are you going root for her or you? We're both rooting for her. Reporter: For "Good morning America," Elizabeth vargas, ABC news, New York.
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