The NFL Network scheduled an interview last Friday with Silver Linings Playbook stars Bradley Cooper and Chris Tucker, as The Weinstein Company pic centers on a Philadelphia Eagles-loving family with football as a central theme. But the league-owned network pulled the segment at the last minute, saying the film’s gambling content wasn’t a proper fit (co-star Robert De Niro as Cooper’s father runs a small bookie operation that takes bets on NFL games). Harvey Weinstein cried foul (using the “c” word — censorship) and tells Reuters TV (see the full interview, which includes talk about Seal Team Six, here) that he still thinks the NFL blew the call:
By THE DEADLINE TEAM | Thursday November 29, 2012 @ 1:47pm PSTTags: Harvey Weinstein, NFL Network, Silver Linings Playbook, The Weinstein Company
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