Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana celebrate at Sundance

By Sandy Cohen

Associated Press

Published: Saturday, Jan. 28 2012 1:35 a.m. MST

From left to right, actor Dennis Quaid, actor Ben Barnes, actress Zoe Saldana, co-director and co-writer Brian Klugman, co-director and co-writer Lee Sternthal, and actor Bradley Cooper, from the film "The Words," pose for a portrait during the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012.

Danny Moloshok, Associated Press

PARK CITY, Utah — Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana are in Park City to promote their film, "The Words," which is closing the Sundance Film Festival.

The two actors play a married couple in the film, which follows an aspiring writer who gains fame when he finds an old manuscript and passes it off as his own.

The pair avoided any appearance of their reported off-screen romance by staying apart from one another while posing for photos and giving interviews to support the film. Saldana did affectionately touch Cooper as they passed in a hallway, though.

"The Words" was among the first films acquired at Sundance. CBS Films is set to release it in the fall.

The drama, which also stars Dennis Quaid, Jeremy Irons, Ben Barnes and Olivia Wilde, premiered Friday.

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