By ANGELA DAWSON
Front Row Features
HOLLYWOOD—arkulti-hyphenate entertainment powerhouse Jennifer Lopez has returned as a judge on the 14th season of Fox’s hit talent show “American Idol.” She also is a bestselling author—her 2014 memoir “True Love,” about preparing for her first world tour after her divorce from singer Marc Anthony made “The New York Times” bestseller list. She released her eighth studio album “A.K.A.” last summer. Her Lopez Family Foundation is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of needy women and children. On top of all that, she is a raising twins as a single mom.
The 45-year-old New York native returns to producing and acting in her new psychological thriller “The Boy Next Door,” in which she plays a high school English literature teacher who makes the mistake of having a one-night-stand with her elderly neighbor’s teenaged nephew, who turns out to be a bit of a psycho. The film is directed by “Fast and Furious” helmer Rob Cohen based on a script by Barbara Curry.