Herbie: Fully Loaded and Bickford Schmeckler's Cool Ideas: According to The Hollywood Reporter, after lensing three films during her summer break, Cheryl Hines has signed on for a couple more big-screen projects. She will play the love interest of Michael Keaton's character in the Angela Robinson-directed Herbie: Fully Loaded for the Walt Disney Co. and producer Robert Simonds. Lindsay Lohan toplines the project along with Matt Dillon, Breckin Meyer, Justin Long and Alanna Ubach. Shooting is under way.
Hines will then segue to a role opposite Patrick Fugit in Bickford Schmeckler's Cool Ideas for filmmaker Scott Lew. In that film, Hines plays a sexy professor who sees Bickford's potential and helps him publish his cool ideas.