|August 8||Is Nicollette Heading To A ‘Jewtopia’?|
Variety reports Nicollette is part of the large cast of indie movie Jewtopia; starring Ivan Sergei, Jennifer Love Hewitt and David Joel Moore, alongside Tom Arnold, Jon Lovitz, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Rita Wilson, Wendie Malick, Camryn Manheim, Peter Stormare, Lin Shaye, Christine Lakin, Hayes MacArthur, Bree Turner and Everybody Loves Raymond creator Phil Rosenthal.
The movie is based on a book and an Off-Broadway play written by Bryan Fogel (who will also direct) and Sam Wolfson.
Described as a cross between Wedding Crashers and My Big Fat Greek Wedding, indie pic follows two childhood best friends who reunite as adults when one asks the other to help him pretend to be Jewish so he can romance a woman.
Sergei will play Christian O’Connell, a gentile plumber who poses as a Jewish doctor in order to land a Jewish girlfriend who’ll make all his decisions for him.
Hewitt will play Alison Marks, the object of Christian’s affection, who meets him during a singles mixer at temple.
Jewtopia opened in Los Angeles in May 2003 and, after 17 weeks, became the longest-running original comedy in the history of L.A. theater. Show opened off-Broadway in Sept. 2004 and is one of the three most successful off-Broadway productions of the last decade, along with Blue Man Group and Stomp.
Comments are closed.