She’s like 10 and 40 at the same time. She would be sort of goofing around, and you think she’s not really paying attention. And then she would turn on this instant laser focus and do something magical. - Bradley Cooper
Serena (2013): Jennifer Lawrence recommended Bradley Cooper for the project. They had worked together previously on Silver Linings Playbook and they got along so well that they often spoke about working together again in the future. When Lawrence read the script for Serena, she sent a copy to Cooper and asked if he would do it with her.