Jennifer Lawrence is reteaming with her Silver Linings Playbook director David O. Russell and co-star Bradley Cooper for a new movie.

The 2012 drama has been a runaway success this awards season, landing a string of honours for its leads, and now they are coming together again for the moviemaker's latest project.

Editors at report Lawrence has been tapped to star in the director's new film, about the 1970s Federal Bureau of Investigation (Fbi) sting operation Abscam, which brought down several U.S. congressmen.

Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner are also set to appear in the movie.