With Sandler to play a twin brother and sister, Katie would play the wife in Jack and Jill

By Tim Nudd
August 25, 2010 08:30 AM
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Continuing her return to Hollywood after a break from acting, Kate Holmes is reportedly in talks to star in an unwelcome-house-guest comedy called Jack and Jill with Adam Sandler and Al Pacino.

The movie is about a twin brother and sister, both played by Sandler. The sister arrives at the brother’s house for Thanksgiving in L.A. but then won’t leave, causing a comical strain on the brother and his family.

Holmes, 31, is being courted to play the brother’s wife, according to The Hollywood Reporter, while Pacino would play himself.

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Earlier this summer, Sandler told Cinema Blend that the dual role as brother and sister had become a bit of an obsession for his 4-year-old daughter Sadie, thanks to a mockup of Sandler as a woman that was in their house.

Of the movie’s plot, he said: “The man version of me is doing okay. He has a family out in L.A. The twin-sister version of me lives out in the Bronx and comes out to L.A. for Thanksgiving and then refuses to leave and is spoiling the man version of [me’s] family life a little bit.”

For Holmes, this Columbia release would be her first major-studio picture since 2005’s Batman Begins. She did appear in the low-budget Mad Money in 2008, has shot several indie movies and is currently filming the History Channel miniseries The Kennedys, playing Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

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