Katie Holmes and Chase Crawford in Responsible Adults

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Katie Holmes and Chace Crawford ("Gossip Girl") have signed on to star in the romantic comedy Responsible Adults, directed by Jon Poll, for Myriad Pictures.

Holmes will play a 30-year-old med student Liz Quinn, who meets 22-year-old Baxter Wood (Crawford) and their instantly connect.  She soon realizes they have already met -- she was his babysitter 15 years earlier.  But Baxter fights to keep them together as he feels she is the one person who really knows him.

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"The script is very funny. Katie Holmes and Chace Crawford are appealing actors around the world," said Kirk D'Amico, Myriad Pictures CEO. "And Jon Poll is a a terrific filmmaker. We are really pleased to help bring Responsible Adults to the big screen."

Casting is underway for other supporting characters. Responsible Adults is currently scheduled to start principal photography in the fall in Los Angeles.

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Katie Holmes is an actress that's best known for her role as Joey Potter on Dawson's Creek.  Katie Holmes' film career shortly after her Dawson's Creek fame included roles in Disturbing Behavior, Go, and Teaching Mrs. Tingle.  Years later she would play Rachel Dawes in Batman Begins, only to be replaced by Maggie Gyllenhaal in the upcoming The Dark Knight.

Katie Holmes' true rise to fame came to fame in 2005 with her relationship with Tom Cruise, 16 years her senior.  The two had a baby together, Suri Cruise, and were married in 2006.

After giving birth, her first role back on the big screen was in the flop, Mad Money.

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