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Tuesday, December 4, 2012
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David O. Russell and Robert De Niro Reminisce About ‘Silver Linings Playbook’

By Scott Feinberg
The Hollywood Reporter

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Last week in New York, I sat down with a large contingent of the team that made The Weinstein Co.’s best picture Oscar hopeful Silver Linings Playbook – writer-director David O. Russell; actors Robert De NiroPaul Herman and Shea Whigham; and one of its three producers, Bruce Cohen – to discuss how the acclaimed dramedy came together. (You can watch video of our conversation above.)

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