Look out — the McPheever is coming to a theater near you!
“American Idol” runner-up Katharine McPhee will make her feature film debut as the star of the indie dark romantic comedy “The Last Caller,” according to the Hollywood Reporter.
“Caller” is described as a coming-of-age story about a self-obsessed woman (played by McPhee) who searches for love, hope and meaning during a few random events with other urban seekers.
“This is the first thing that I read that I really wanted to do,” McPhee said. “I'm up for a couple of big studio projects, but they weren't starring roles. I wanted to start off doing something a little different. It's something that a lot of people wouldn't expect me doing.”
She added the role (which doesn't involve any singing) was “definitely a little darker than me.”
However, it won't be the first acting gig for McPhee, had a part alongside Ali Larter and Lane Garrison in the 2005 film “Crazy,” the story of guitar player Hank Garland who emerged from Nashville in the 1950's.
She also had a guest-starring role in ABC's hit comedy “Ugly Betty.”