Jennifer Love Hewitt Joins the Indie Ensemble Drama 'Cafe'

May 18, 2009

Jennifer Love Hewitt

Jennifer Love Hewitt is making her way back to the big screen! The gorgeous 30-year-old actress has been absent from starring roles since Garfield in 2004 and its sequel in 2006. Love Hewitt has joined the cast of the film Cafe, an indie ensemble drama from writer-director Marc Erlbaum (via THR). Also a part of the ensemble cast are Jamie Kennedy, Alexa Vega, Madeline Carroll, Daniel Eric Gold and Hubble Palmer. The film is about a group of Philadelphia residents who frequent the local West Philly Grounds coffee shop where Hewitt's character Claire works. Shooting already started earlier this month in Philadelphia.

This doesn't exactly sound like the greatest project for Jennifer Love Hewitt to return with, but at least it's not a comedy. The reason why I mention that is that this already reminds me of a film called Caffeine, which starred Mena Suvari and was pretty much a terribly boring comedy about a group of people at a London coffee shop. As for Love Hewitt, I do like her (as an actress) and would love to see her in more movies again, even if she does the occasional studio feature. Maybe this will break her back in again, I hope? We'll keep you in the loop on Cafe and let you know if it shows up at any film fests anytime soon. Sound good?

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Reader Feedback - 10 Comments


She is gorgeous, I'll watch it just to look at her.

Black Dynamite on May 18, 2009


She and Kennedy ( who co-stars on Ghost Whisper) are an item in real life. Lucky him! chuck on May 18, 2009


She barely acts, but I'll never tire of looking at her.

Henry Jones Sr. on May 18, 2009


Babe she is indeed.

Fisherr on May 18, 2009


Where is the rest of the pic! Thats a tease my man!

jvj590 on May 18, 2009


She's a freak with a neck like a giraffe.

avoidz on May 18, 2009


Jennifer Love Hewitt, Zooey Deschanel, Su-jeong Lim: These actresses, I watch some movies just to look at her.

AprilCoolsDay on May 19, 2009


avoidz! are you a jealous woman or a jealous gay? please someone that thinks in that way must be a FREAK not this beautiful girl so shut up and look at you in the mirror. who's the giraffe?

some guy on Apr 17, 2010


is the movie Cafe ever coming out? WTF?

danielle on Jun 25, 2010


Cafe will be showing at the Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis October 15 - 23.

Michael on Sep 24, 2010

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