The Boy Next Door, make sure you remember this title ’cause we’ve just learned that Jennifer Lopez is set to star in this so-called micro budget thriller, which starts shooting this fall. What definitely sounds promising is that Paranormal Activity producer Jason Blum stands behind the whole thing, and that Lopez comes on board to play a naughty mom…
Unfortunately, that’s pretty much all we know about the plot at this moment – Lopez will play a single (aka newly separated) mother who begins an affair with a new teenage neighbor who befriends her son.
And you already guess the rest of the story – the real mess begins when she tries to abruptly end that weird relationship.
Still nothing about the rest of the cast, but we can also add that xXx helmer Rob Cohen is in talks to direct the whole thing from a script written by Barbara Curry.
As we mentioned at the beginning, The Boy Next Door starts shooting this fall before Lopez begins taping the new season of American Idol.
Blum will produce with Smart Entertainment’s John Jacobs and Lopez’s manager Benny Medina, as well as Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas of Lopez’s Nuyorican Productions banner, while Zac Unterman will executive produce the project.
We’re definitely interested in more updates, make sure you stay tuned!