Casting Call: Jennifer Lopez Says Stick ‘Em Up

As she gets ready for a return to the big screen, Jennifer Lopez is hoping to steal more than just the audience’s heart.

Lopez has signed on to star in “The Governess,” a romantic comedy about a woman (Lopez) who poses as a nanny to pull off a major bank heist.

In the film, Lopez takes a job as the nanny of three unruly kids who belong to a wealthy widower. But when she starts to fall for the kids – and their father – she must choose between her life of crime and a chance to start over.

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“The Governess” was written by Kevin Wade, who also wrote J.Lo’s “Maid in Manhattan.”

Shooting is scheduled to begin in the fall in Massachusetts.

Lopez is currently in pre-production on the indie romantic comedy, “Love and Other Impossible Pursuits.”

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Her last big screen role came opposite husband Marc Anthony in the 2006 film “El Cantante.”

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