Art will imitate life, with Cheryl playing a reality TV judge alongside Cameron Diaz and Jennifer Lopez
Cheryl Cole has bounced back from her embarrassing X Factor USA departure by reportedly landing her first Hollywood movie role, starring opposite Jennifer Lopez and Cameron Diaz.
Cheryl is said to be in ‘advanced talks’ with producers to play a talent show judge, who will cast her opinion on Cameron Diaz’s character in an X Factor-style contest in new movie, What To Expect When You’re Expecting.
The Girls Aloud singer has been enjoying some time-off since the whole American X-Factor debacle, but sources say the small role will boost her profile in the USA, and perhaps show a certain Mr Cowell what she’s made of?
A film source has revealed: ‘This is a bit of fun for Cheryl. She will film the scenes imminently and is really looking forward to it.
‘It doesn’t mean she suddenly wants to become actress. It was just an opportunity that has come up while she has been having some down time and she thought it would be great fun to take part.’
The film is a modern look at love and pregnancy through the eyes of four interconnected couples – think Love Actually – and is set to be released in May 2012.