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Is there a way that Jennifer Lawrence or Anne Hathaway can avoid the post-Oscars curse?
—Asleep in the Cloud, via Twitter
You speak of the disease that befell, among other actresses, Halle Berry, who took home a Best Actress Oscar only to stink up the box office in Catwoman. (She's since rebounded—I think?—with this month's The Call.) The Oscars curse tends to hit supporting actresses harder than leading ones, though; just ask Mo'Nique, Jennifer Connelly, Marcia Gay Harden and Mira Sorvino. All are still famous; they're just not as in-demand as they were back in their Oscar-campaign heyday.
As A-list as Jennifer Lawrence and Anne Hathaway currently are, and even with all their new awards and packed slates, their careers may get even tougher in the next few years. Unless they take one very crucial step.