After a near decade in the spotlight, Jennifer Lawrence looks to the next phase in her career-and life.
Photography by Inez and Vinoodh
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True Grit She may be the highest-paid actress in the world, but Jennifer Lawrence has had a tough year: an emergency landing, a romantic breakup, and her (reluctant) first nude scene, for this month’s Red Sparrow. Krista Smith hears about all of it, and more, over a home-cooked dinner at Lawrence’s house…
Vanity Fair began 2017 with stunning back-lot portraits of one of the world’s biggest movie stars, Jennifer Lawrence, and somehow managed to go up from there. From the Hollywood Portfolio to the on-set shoot with the Star Wars: The Last Jedi cast to the cover story on future princess Meghan Markle, it was another year of Vanity Fair-provided unparalleled access to the people that fascinate us the most. Ahead, a look back at Vanity Fair’s eventful 2017, in photographs.
When last seen, in the clifftop payoff of The Force Awakens, Daisy Ridley’s Rey was face-to-face with Luke Skywalker. What happens next, to be revealed when The Last Jedihits screens, in December, is closely guarded. But from Ridley, Mark Hamill, director-screenwriter Rian Johnson, and producer Kathleen Kennedy, David Kamp gets exclusive insights into the future of Star Wars—including how the cast and narrative have been rocked by Carrie Fisher’s death—while Annie Leibovitz captures legends new and old.
Vanity Fair photographer Patrick Ecclesine was with Demi Lovato this week when the singer was suddenly inspired to pose for a series of portraits, with only three rules: “no makeup, no clothes, no retouching.” These are the results.
The beauty of photography is its ability to encapsule an instant — and in 2014, Vanity Fair captured magnetic, glamorous, moments from Jennifer Lawrence, Angelina Jolie, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Deneuve, Neil Patrick Harris, among so many others.