Home Movies Trailer: Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence in a Potential Oscar Film

I had some misgivings, but David O. Russell’s “Silver Linings Playbook” looks great in this trailer. Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence co-star with Robert DeNiro and Jackie Weaver. It’s from The Weinstein Company, one of probably four films they’ll try to navigate into awards season. Originally Mark Wahlberg was going to play the lead. But he and Russell had some some kind of falling out after “The Fighter.” And so it goes.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=hZuoRniCdtE

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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. He wrote the Intelligencer column for NY Magazine in the mid 90s, reporting on the OJ Simpson trial, as well as for the real Parade magazine (when it was owned by Conde Nast), and has written for the New York Observer, Details, Vogue, Spin, the New York Times, NY Post, Washington Post, and NY Daily News among many publications. He is the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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