Jennifer Love Hewitt Teases Potential Return to ‘I Know What You Did Final Summer season’ Sequel (Unique)

Jennifer Love Hewitt is saying mum’s the phrase in terms of the I Know What You Did Final Summer season sequel, which was introduced in 2023. 

Speaking with ET’s Deidre Behar from the season 7 premiere of 9-1-1 on Monday, the 45-year-old actress stored the main points to a minimal whereas all however guaranteeing her involvement within the mission. 

“I am unable to affirm however I will not deny, how about that?” Hewitt mentioned, including that if she “hypothetically” have been to return again for the deliberate sequel, her character can be “loads older than she was however nonetheless kick ass.” 

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Within the unique 1997 movie — which additionally starred Anne Heche, Ryan Phillippe, Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar — Hewitt performed Julie James, one of many youngsters concerned in successful and run solely to be terrorized by somebody who knew what the group had performed. The actress informed ET that she does not have a lot data on the sequel — which comes three a long time after her final look within the franchise — however that she’s excited to see what the writers are capable of give you. 

“This is the reality, I do not truly know what they’ve deliberate,” the Ghost Whisperer alum mentioned. “However I am assuming that it will be plenty of screaming and working round,” she mentioned, including that “hopefully the tops can be just a little larger than they have been the primary film.” 

The replace from Hewitt comes simply days after author Leah McKendrick spoke with Collider in regards to the sequel, which can be directed by Do Revenge and Somebody Nice director Jennifer Kaytin Robinson. Within the interview, McKendrick mentioned that though she was initially uninterested in IP tales, she felt protecting over the I Know What You Did Final Summer season storyline as soon as she heard rumblings a couple of new mission. 

“And greater than something, I assumed, ‘As a result of my love is so deep for I Know What You Did Final Summer season, I’ve to guard it. I need to defend it. I am unable to let this be, like, tacky and a money seize,'” she mentioned. 

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Till a script comes collectively and the solid is assembled, Hewitt mentioned she has one other mission on her thoughts, even when it scares her greater than something. Now that she is on an ABC present, she would like to strive her hand at Dancing With the Stars. 

“I need to do it so unhealthy,” she informed ET, saying that her nerves have stopped her from pursuing the dream up to now. “What if I did after which I used to be like that girl who like fell on her face or forgot her strikes?” She continued, “If I can get my confidence up, I am there. I might like to do it.”

As a fan of the present who has lengthy dreamt of performing the salsa and foxtrot for hundreds of thousands at house to look at, Hewitt additionally has the proper accomplice in thoughts.

“Alan [Bersten],” Hewitt mentioned. “I simply assume we might be actually humorous collectively ‘trigger we’re each like golden retrievers.”

Within the meantime, Hewitt is teasing an unforgettable journey forward for her 9-1-1 character within the upcoming season, full with a marriage for Maddie Buckley and Howie “Chimney” Han (Kenneth Choi) after a rollercoaster trip of a love story. 

“Oh you are going to see her in a marriage costume, sure,” she says. “It’s extra of a wild trip and fewer of a stroll down the aisle, I can let you know that… you need to make it enjoyable to get there, you already know?”

9-1-1 season 7 premieres on ABC on March 14. 


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