Bradley Cooper, fresh off an Oscar nomination last year for "Silver Linings Playbook," reunited with director David O. Russell for "American Hustle," in which he plays another unhinged, comic character, an ambitious FBI agent trying to make a name for himself in a sting based on the real-life Abscam operation.
We'll talk with Cooper about his second go-round with Russell in a live Web chat on Friday at 4:30 p.m. Pacific time. Topics under consideration: the challenges and rewards of playing flawed characters in Russell's universe, the time spent in curlers to achieve that perfect '70s permed hairstyle, and the chances for his beloved Philadelphia Eagles to go deep in the NFL playoffs. Oh, and Jennifer Lawrence: Something about working again with her too.
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