For football fiends, Silver Linings Playbook, starring Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, and Robert De Niro as Cooper’s superstitious bookie dad, is stuffed full of NFL references and scenes of frenzied fandom. The NFL Network, however, doesn’t see the movie so brightly.
Anger from The Weinstein Company’s Harvey Weinstein, the dramedy’s co-executive producer, rippled through the web over the weekend after the NFL Network dropped an interview with Cooper and Silver Linings costar Chris Tucker from last Friday’s one-hour The Rich Eisen Thanksgiving Special.
“The segment was pulled because the movie included content related to gambling on NFL games, »
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