One for the Money Another Weak Vehicle For Katherine Heigl

Actress Katherine Heigl at the premiere of &qu...

One for the Money Another Weak Vehicle For Katherine Heigl: What’s the trouble with Katherine Heigl? Since she co-starred with Seth Rogen in the 2007 hit Knocked Up, the beamish former star of television’s Grey’s Anatomy has worked to establish herself on the big screen. Her choice has been a series of romantic comedies – The Ugly Truth, 27 Dresses – or with romantic-comedy elements, such as Killers and Life as We Know It. To some degree she’s succeeded. She’s now one of a small pool of lead actresses – Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Lopez, Kate Hudson, Anne Hathaway and Natalie Portman – who regularly land romantic comedy roles, vying to succeed Julia Roberts as America’s big-screen sweetheart. The problem is, in an already patchy genre, she seems particularly susceptible to choosing weak scripts and journeyman directors. Continue Story…

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