The second trailer for the buzzed about Silver Linings Playbook was just released. The film stars Bradley Cooper (The Hangover) and Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games) as two emotionally screwed up people who find each other, despite their best efforts to hide their mutual attraction. The film also stars Robert DeNiro, Chris Tucker, and Jacki Weaver.
It’s undeniable that both Cooper and Lawrence are two of the hottest actors in the world right now. In 2011, Cooper was voted People Magazine’s “sexiest man alive”, while Lawrence is basking in the glow of the hot Hunger Games franchise in which she plays the leading role.
The film debuted at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival on September 8. So far the ratings have been nothing but positive and even Oscar worthy. Silver Linings Playbook currently has a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, a notoriously difficult website to impress. Silver Linings Playbook is a dramatic comedy, which is fairly new genre for both actors. According to critics, the duo doesn’t disappoint and handle the crossover to more serious and adult territory quite well. Lawrence was Oscar nominated for her breakout role in Winter’s Bone so it’s no surprise she handled the transition to a dark romcom with ease. Richard Corliss of Time magazine stated, “The performances of these actors are reason enough to go. The reason to stay is Lawrence. Just 21 when the movie was shot, Lawrence is that rare young actress who plays, who is, grown-up.”
Silver Linings Playbook hits theaters November 21. Go see for yourself if it’s worth the hype (and maybe even an Oscar).