The latest "Heroes" beauty, Kristen Bell, has been signed to star Disney's newest romantic comedy project. According to Variety, the 27-year-old actress is set to play a successful New York real estate agent in "When in Rome".
Written and directed by Steven Johnson, "Rome" tells the story about Bell's character who went to Rome to be at her sister's wedding. While being there, she took coins from a famous Roman fountain of love and soon she finds herself chased by suitors whose coins she took. Slated for release in 2009, the romantic comedy is said to begin filming at mid- to late-April.
Bell's rise to stardom came with the lead role in the critically acclaimed American teen drama series "Veronica Mars", which ended on May 22, 2007. She joined the cast of hit television series "Heroes" in its second season as vixen Elle Bishop. She has also lent her voice to the narrator of another hit series "Gossip Girl" starring Blake Lively and Leighton Meester. In the big screen, she can be seen in upcoming romantic comedy "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" to be released on April 18.