NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - 'Orange Is The New Black' star Dascha Polanco is sharing the big screen with Robert DeNiro, Jennifer Lawrence, and Bradley Cooper in the new movie, 'Joy.' It is the true story about Joy Mangano, the woman who made a fortune off the creation of a mop.
"Having a dream, having a vision, you see her strive and her success to the end," said Polanco.
The Brooklyn native plays Jennifer Lawrence's (Joy Mangano) best friend.
'Joy' is Polanco's first major motion picture. It opens December 25.