SNL's Watkins To Star In New Jennifer Lopez Movie

Comic Michaela Watkins has been cast in CBS Films' romantic comedy, "The Back-Up Plan" opposite Jennifer Lopez and Alex O'Loughlin.

Jennifer Lopez is set to star in the romantic comedy "The Back-Up Plan" but she can't do it with her best friend. New SNL cast member Michaela Watkins has been cast in the role of Lopez's longtime pal, Mona.

Watkins joins Lopez and Australian actor Alex O'Loughlin in the cast. In the film, Lopez plays a wanna-be mom who tries to keep her pregnancy through artificial insemination secret after she starts a promising relationship the same day she is impregnated.

The script was written by "Will & Grace"-scribe Kate Angelo and will be directed by Alan Poul ("Six Feet Under"). Shooting is scheduled to begin May 11th in Los Angeles for a 2010 release.


Anonymous said...

Sounds like a great cast so far! Alex O'Loughlin will simply sizzle in this role!

The JLo Spot said...

Yes I agree. The film seems to be coming along and with some great actors too.