Jacki Weaver is set to star in The Silver Lining Playbook next to Jennifer and Bradley Cooper. The Animal Kingdom star is set to play Bradley Cooper’s mother
“former high school teacher (Cooper) who is institutionalized for depression and is released from a health facility determined to find the silver linings in his life. He tries to win back his ex-wife but becomes involved with an eccentric neighbor (Lawrence) with problems of her own.
Weaver will play Cooper’s mother, who takes care of him.”