Movie News

'Silver Linings': Bradley Cooper Praises Jennifer Lawrence's Dance Dedication — EXCLUSIVE

By:
Nov 30, 2012 | 10:42am EST

ALT

Training an actor to possess the skills of a professional dancer is an intense and rigorous process. But what about training an actor to possess the skills of a total newbie? Equally difficult, according to Silver Linings Playbook director David O. Russell and his latest film's star, Bradley Cooper.

In this exclusive clip from the Q&A conducted for EPIX and LA Times' Envelope Screening Series, the two discuss the challenges of pulling off the movie's big dance scene, both a physical and emotional feat. Russell admitted there was one component that made the challenge a little more doable. "I had the advantage of both actors being completely open to whatever it took," Russell says. "Neither actor was squeamish to the dancing."

Watch the clip below to hear Cooper's thoughts and a behind-the-scenes look at the sequence:

Click here for a FREE 14-day trial of EPIX

Follow Matt Patches on Twitter @misterpatches

[Photo Credit: The Weinstein Company]

More:

Philip Seymour Hoffman to 'Master' Director: 'You and Your Stupid Camera' — EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

'Anna Karenina' Star Keira Knightley on Playing 'Morally Ambiguous' — EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

'Rust and Bone' Star Talks Marion Cotillard's Amazing Transformation — EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

You Might Also Like:

Friday Night Lights Movie

’Friday Night Lights’ Movie Not Likely, Says Zach Gilford — EXCLUSIVE

Les Mis Trailer’Les Mis,’ ‘Dark Knight,’ and More: The Best Trailers of 2012

More Movie News
 
comments powered by Disqus