Katherine Heigl to Play Lead Role in New Romantic Comedy, "27 Dresses"

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Grey's Anatomy star Katherine Heigl has been tapped to play the lead role in 27 Dresses, a romantic comedy directed by Anne Fletcher (Step Up), Entertainment Weekly reports this morning.

Katherine Heigl to Play Lead Role in New Romantic Comedy, "27 Dresses"
Scripted by Aline Brosh McKenna (The Devil Wears Prada), the story is about a single woman (Katherine Heigl) who has been a bridesmaid 27 times.

She is enlisted as bridesmaid again for her sister, who is is marrying the man she is madly in love with. Production is slated for May, after the actress finishes shooting Season 3 of Grey's Anatomy.

Heigl chose the project after being courted for several films following the positive buzz on her upcoming movie, Knocked Up, which is directed by Judd Apatow (The 40-Year-Old Virgin).

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just watched it last night, the bar scene was the best


Yeah that does sound good!


That looks like a cute movie... well probably shouldn't use cute... but, it looks good!


Grey's Anatomy Quotes

Did you say it? 'I love you. I don't ever want to live without you. You changed my life.' Did you say it? Make a plan. Set a goal. Work toward it, but every now and then, look around; Drink it in 'cause this is it. It might all be gone tomorrow."

Meredith (closing voiceover)

Burke was- He took something from me. He took little pieces of me, little pieces over time, so small I didn't even notice, you know? He wanted me to be something I wasn't, and I made myself into what he wanted. One day I was me Cristina Yang, and then suddenly I was lying for him, and jeopardizing my career, and agreeing to be married and wearing a ring, and being a bride. Until I was standing there in a wedding dress with no eyebrows, and I wasn't Cristina Yang anymore. And even then, I would've married him. I would have. I lost myself for a long time. And now that I'm finally me again, I can't. I love you. I love you more than I loved Burke. I love you. And that scares the crap out of me because when you asked me to ignore Teddy's page, you took a piece of me, and I let you. And that will never happen again.