Jennifer Lawrence to co-star in The Silver Linings Playbook?

Jennifer Lawrence looks set to join The Silver Linings Playbook after she has finished work on The Hunger Games .

David O'Russell is most likely to add Lawrence to his cast that already reportedly boasts Mark Wahlberg, Robert De Niro and Angelina Jolie.

The director is said to have screen tested many young actresses including Elizabeth Banks, Kirsten Dunst, Blake Lively, Rooney Mara, Rachel McAdams, Andrea Riseborough, and Olivia Wilde, but Lawrence emerged as a clear favourite.

Filming on the novel adaptation is said to start in autumn, when Lawrence finishes on The Hunger Games .

The Silver Linings Playbook is slated for release in 2013.