Jennifer Love Hewitt, 19, is the No. 1 "scream queen" of the killer movie I Know What You Did Last Summer and its current sequel I Still Know What You Did Last Summer.
She also plays Sarah on the hit TV program Party of Five, and that character will be spun off into her own series, Time of Your Life, to begin production Dec. 10.
Hewitt (who goes by the name "Love") also wants a successful career as a singer, and she will produce and star in her next movie project.
And, by the way, she's crazy about roller skating. Not in-line skating, but good old-fashioned roller skating.
"I refuse to be modern. I like to be different than anybody else," she tells CBS This Morning Contributor Eleanor Mondale.
Although Hewitt has found big-screen success with the Summer series, she is not a fan of horror movies in general.
"I hate horror movies. I can't watch them," she says flatly. "I think they are the worst things on the planet."
She says that the first time she saw I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, she screamed and cried in the theater.
"Would not go to the bathroom by myself after that," she recalls with a laugh. "Couldn't sleep. Couldn't handle it."
Hewitt's other film credits include Can't Hardly Wait (1998), House Arrest (1993), and Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993).
Hewitt is so popular among the younger set that, when she made a recent store appearance to promote the Summer soundtrack, pandemonium ensued as fans lined up for blocks. For the actress, all the attention is a bit overwhelming.
"I went to Starbucks the other day with a friend, and somebody called a radio station and goes, 'Oh my God! We just had a Jennifer Love Hewitt sighting!' And I'm like, What in the heck is a 'Jennifer Love Hewitt sighting'? Like, now I'm a UFO?"
The movie that Hewitt will star in and produce is called Marry Me, Jane, a romantic tale about a wedding planner who falls for a groom-to-be. Hewitt said she "dreamed" the idea, then wrote it down and sold it to a Hollywood studio to the tune of six figures.
So how's life as a producer? Says Hewitt, "I tell the studio, 'Oh, yes, the writer is writing, and it's going very, very well.' And then I call the writer, and I go, 'You'd better be writing, because I told them it's going very well. Is it going well?' And he says, 'Yes.' Then I call [the studio] and say, 'Everything's great.'
"Then I go home at night," she concludes, "and I'm going, 'Please let it go well. Please let it go well'."