It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life Of Love And War, a memoir by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Lynsey Addario, has caused a highly competitive bidding war for the film option rights in Hollywood, and the battle has now been won by the team of Warner Bros. Steven Spielberg and leading lady, Jennifer Lawrence

Addario's memoirs reveal the dangers and rewards of her high risk work photographically journaling the hard to reach stories from conflict torn regions such as post 9/11 Afghanistan, Iraq and Darfour. Addario sought to tell the story less told and bring a true and often heart-wrenching account of real events to the wider world. Her work in Lybia even resulted in her being kidnapped by pro-Quaddafi forces in the Libyan civil war. 

Other bidders included; Working Title who had Reese Witherspoon tee'd up for the lead, Darren Aronofsky had been trying to get it for Natalie Portman, The Wolf Of Wall Street's Margot Robbie was also after it, and The Weinstein Company was bidding for George Clooney and Grant Heslov. The extraordinary story of Addario's life-threatening quest for the truth has proved to be hot property, and we have no doubt that once this story is told on the big screen, in the capable hands of Stephen Spielberg, we will see Lawrence standing a chance to bag her second Academy Award. 

ennifer Lawrence to star in new Steven Spielberg film