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JENNIFER LOPEZ earned widespread acclaim for her work in the title role of Selena which garnered her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress. Shortly thereafter, she was showered with extensive praise for her role opposite George Clooney in Steven Soderbergh's Out of Sight.

In 2000, she starred in the psychological thriller The Cell, playing the role of a gifted psychiatrist who must journey inside the mind of a comatose serial killer in the hopes of saving his latest victim. The film opened number one at the box office in August 2000, grossing $17.5 million, and eventually reaching $60 million. History was made in January 2001, when Lopez became the first woman to have the number one movie and the number one album in the same week. The romantic comedy The Wedding Planner co-starring Matthew McConaughey and released by Columbia Pictures, was the nation's top grossing film while her sophomore recording release "J.Lo” debuted at the top of the Billboard Top 200 Chart. In 2002, Lopez was awarded "ShoWest Female Star of the Year.” Additionally, the National Council of La Raza, the largest Latino advocacy group in the nation, named her "Entertainer of the Year” at the American Latino Media Arts Awards (ALMA) for TV and film.

Lopez made her feature debut in the highly acclaimed feature Mi Familia, garnering an Independent Spirit Award nomination for her role as the young mother ‘Maria Sanchez.'

Her other film credits include Oliver Stone's U-Turn,” Money Train, with Woody Harrelson and Wesley Snipes, Francis Ford Coppola's Jack with Robin Williams, Blood and Wine opposite Jack Nicholson, Luis Mandoki's Angel Eyes,”Michael Apted's thriller Enough and Anaconda with Jon Voigt, Eric Stoltz and Ice Cube. Her voice can also be heard in the animated feature Antz opposite Woody Allen and Sylvestor Stallone.

In December 2002, Lopez starred in Revolution's romantic comedy Maid in Manhattan co-starring Ralph Fiennes, Stanley Tucci, Bob Hoskins and Natasha Richardson. The Wayne Wang film opened at number one at the box office with close to $19 million; establishing an opening day record for her.

Lopez will appear this summer opposite Richard Gere and Susan Sarandon in Shall We Dance? a remake of the critically acclaimed Japanese film of the same title. Later this year, she stars with Robert Redford and Morgan Freeman in Lasse Hallström's An Unfinished Life. This spring, she begins shooting the romantic comedy Monster-in-Law with Jane Fonda for director Robert Luketic (Win A Date With Tad Hamilton!!!, Legally Blonde).

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