Jennifer Love Hewitt to star in Jewish dating film

By Jennifer Lipman, July 18, 2011
Jennifer Love Hewitt

Jennifer Love Hewitt

The former Party of Five star Jennifer Love Hewitt is to star as a Jewish woman who meets a mystery man at a Jewish dating event in a new film.

The actress, 32, will play one of the lead roles in the big screen adaptation of the long-running play Jewtopia.

Her character falls for a man posing as a Jewish doctor – but who is actually a non-Jewish plumber. The 2003 play also follows the fortunes of a Jewish man looking for a non-Jewish girlfriend.

The actress has worked on a number of film and television projects, including both I Know What You Did Last Summer films and the series Ghost Whisperer.

Last updated: 2:04pm, July 18 2011