Huffpost Entertainment

'Responsible Adults': Katie Holmes, Chace Crawford In Comedy Romance

Posted: Updated:

You know time is marching on when Katie Holmes, teenage soap opera superstar, is now playing the semi-creepy older woman in a romantic comedy with a nice bit of generational symmetry.

In one of a long line of film deals to come out of the Cannes Film Fest, The Hollywood Reporter relays that Holmes has signed on to star in "Responsible Adults," a film about a 30-year old who starts to date a younger guy -- a guy it turns out she babysat for in the past.

The lucky guy? That would be Chace Crawford, whose "Gossip Girl" has replaced Holmes' "Creek" as the go-to drama on the WB/CW Network. In real life, Holmes is 32-years old, while Crawford turns 26 in July.

Of course, Holmes is used to being the younger one in the relationship; she is famously married to Tom Cruise, who is 16 years her elder.

The film is a step back toward lighthearted fun for Holmes, who recently featured as Jackie Kennedy in the controversial and critically panned miniseries, "The Kennedys." She recently wrapped production on "Jack and Jill," a comedy with Adam Sandler and Al Paccino.

Crawford will soon star in "Peace, Love and Understanding," with Elizabeth Olsen.

For more, click over to The Hollywood Reporter.

Around the Web

Katie Holmes - IMDb

Katie Holmes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Katie Holmes :

Katie Holmes and Chace Crawford to Star in 'Responsible Adults' (Cannes)

Katie Holmes welcomes stepdaughter to fashion brand