Both Lawrence and Cooper have of course had something of a meteoric rise in recent years, with Cooper taking off tremendously with The Hangover and everything since, and Lawrence of course making a name for herself in The Hunger Games earlier this year.
Starring alongside them will be Julia Stiles, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, and Chris Tucker.
“Life doesn?t always go according to plan?Pat Solatano has lost everything — his house, his job, and his wife. He now finds himself living back with his mother and father after spending eight months is a state institution on a plea bargain. Pat is determined to rebuild his life, remain positive and reunite with his wife, despite the challenging circumstances of their separation. All Pat’s parents want is for him to get back on his feet – and to share their family’s obsession with the Philadelphia Eagles football team. When Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own, things get complicated. Tiffany offers to help Pat reconnect with his wife, but only if he’ll do something very important for her in return. As their deal plays out, an unexpected bond begins to form between them, and silver linings appear in both of their lives.”
Russell is directing from his own script, adapting the original novel by Matthew Quick.
Silver Linings Playbook will be released by The Weinstein Company in the US on 21st November, followed swiftly by a 23rd November release in the UK. If you’re lucky enough to be heading to Toronto this September, you’ll be getting a look a full two months before the rest of the world. For now, enjoy this new image of the leading stars, which you can click to enlarge.