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Chris Tucker likely to Star in ‘The Silver Linings Playbook’

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"Chris Tucker Negotiating The Silver Lining Playbook"The Hollywood comedy star, Chris Tucker is allegedly in negotiations to star in the upcoming adapted dark comedy movie ‘The Silver Lining Playbook’.

The ‘Rush Hour’ star, Chris Tucker, could probably join the cast of ‘The Silver Lining Playbook’ with Bradley Cooper and ‘The Hunger Games’ star, Jennifer Lawrence, playing the lead roles. As per the reports, Tucker is currently in discussion and if the deal gets locked, he would play along with the lead characters of the movie. Tucker is making his comeback to the big screen, after four-long years, since he played the detective role in ‘Rush Hour 3’ opposite Jackie Chan.

The dark comedy based flick is adapted from the novel of Matthew Quick. The story of the movie follows character Pat played by Bradley Cooper, a former high school teacher, who has been released, from a mental institution, after fur years. Since then, he sets himself to woo back his estranged wife, which is reported to be played by ‘Salt’ star Angelina Jolie. In his pursuit, he finds himself, involved in an affair with his troubled neighbor, played by Jennifer Lawrence. Chris Tucker would play the role of Bradley’s best friend from the mental institution, who often escaped to advice his friend. David O Russell will direct the movie. Robert De Niro is reported to be playing the role of Brad’s father.

The speed-mouthed actor, Tucker has earlier appeared in the movie such as ‘Friday’, ‘The Fifth Element’, ‘Monkey Talks’, ‘Jackie Brown’ and the ‘Rush Hour’ franchise. He has also reportedly been tapped to take up a key role, in the upcoming sci-fi comedy ‘Neighborhood Watch’. He would allegedly play the role of a divorcee, Jamarcus, who becomes the part of local patrol of Ben Stiller’s character.

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