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Jennifer Love Hewitt to Play Prostitute in New TV Movie

March 11, 2010 (9:03 am) GMT
Jennifer Love Hewitt will play a hooker in new TV movie, comparing her character with 'Erin Brockovich' in a brothel.
Jennifer Love Hewitt

has landed her most controversial role - she'll play a prostitute in a new TV movie. The actress has signed on to play a hooker with a heart of gold in a new U.S. cable film. She tells TV Guide magazine, "It's (film) is sort of like 'Erin Brockovich' in a brothel."

Brockovich is the tough but fair lawyer played in Steven Soderbergh's 2000 movie. Hewitt's boyfriend, , couldn't be happier about the actress' new hard-hitting role, adding, "It's time for her to start showing everyone what I already know."

Professionally, Jennifer Love Hewitt rose to fame after playing Sarah Reeves in 1995 TV series "Party of Five". She has also played in several movies such as "", "A Christmas Carol", "" and "".

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