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David O. Russell; awards season breakdown; Central Casting




(L-R) Actor Bradley Cooper, actress Jennifer Lawrence and director David O. Russell attend a screening of The Weinstein Company's
(L-R) Actor Bradley Cooper, actress Jennifer Lawrence and director David O. Russell attend a screening of The Weinstein Company's "Silver Linings Playbook" at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on November 19, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.
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Writer/director David O. Russell has completed a trifecta with Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper in his latest film, "Joy"; the Producers Guild and the Writers Guild have announced their award nominees, one week before the Motion Picture Academy does the same; there really is a company called Central Casting that's been casting extras for 90 years.