When it comes to Hollywood, Bradley Cooper was a late bloomer.
Like, for example, when it comes to "The Great Gatsby," the big screen adaptation of which he is hoping to be a part."She's accomplished a lot of her professional goals," says the source."So Renee took some time out to be a great girlfriend and see if this is what it took to make a relationship work." PHOTOS: Better after break-up Despite their concessions, the couple, who met filming in 2006 and began dating three years later, couldn't keep things together."He worked really hard to get into leading man status." PHOTOS: Hollywood's biggest splits And it appears his efforts have paid off., Cooper's first stint in a headlining role, took the top spot at the box office last weekend, taking in million. "She traveled with him to make it work." PHOTOS: Stars who found love on the set And an insider close to the Academy Award winner says that Zellweger, 41, was more than willing to try out the supporting role, even moving from New York to be closer to her man.