The quirky love story between Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper in David O. Russell’s next film, “Silver Linings Playbook,” focuses on the sometimes funny, always heartfelt tale of two people looking for something. Eventually, they find each other, and ballroom dancing.
It seems that dancing got very intimate for the twosome. When MTV News asked just how long Cooper spent up close and personal with Lawrence’s crotch, he replied, “We did it like three times a week for like a month. God bless her, she put that crotch in my face. No, she worked so hard on that dance honestly. I didn’t have the ability to because of the characters in the movie … And she rehearsed and killed it.”
Lawrence, however, was a bit more modest when it came to the enthusiasm around her skills on the dance floor. “”I am the worst dancer ever,” Lawrence said. “No, I was supposed to suck after I already danced and sucked. It kind of explains why I move my body like a baby colt.”
“Silver Linings Playbook” recently got screened at the Toronto International Film Festival, where it was met with positive reviews. Based on Matthew Quick’s 2008 novel, the film follows the story of Cooper’s Pat, who returns home after a long stint in a mental institution. When he comes back, he meets Lawrence’s Tiffany, who is dealing with the loss of her husband. The film also stars Robert De Niro, Julia Stiles and Chris Tucker. It opens on November 21, just in time for awards-season buzz to kick into high gear.