Denise Richards, the actress, businesswoman, and New York Times best selling author was seen over the weekend in Connecticut filming a new movie.

Richards has appeared in dozen of television shows and movies, including her breakthrough role in Starship Troopers in 1997 in which she was nominated for a Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Female Newcomer.

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Now she's reuniting with her former Starship Troopers co-star Patrick Muldon in a film that's currently filming in Cromwell, Connecticut.

According to fox61.com, the actress was spotted over the weekend filming a movie called Junkyard Dogs, which is a family comedy based on a a dog who teams up with his furry friends to prevent a robbery.

Richards is playing a single mom who finds love again while trying to balance her life and planning a wedding while the whole time her kids and her dog try and prevent thieves from robbing their home.

She spoke to fox61.com during a break from filming and said she is very excited about filming here in Connecticut and that she's filmed here before and is excited to be back.

Denise Richards is probably best know for her roles in The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, her current role as Shauna Fulton on the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful, plus her cameo roles on Seinfeld and Two and a Half Men where she appeared opposite to her then husband actor Charlie Sheen. She filed for divorce from Sheen in 2005 when she was pregnant with the couples second daughter.

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Her other movie credits include playing a Bond Girl in The World Is Not Enough with Pierce Brosnan, Love Actually, Scary Movie 3, Drop Dead Gorgeous, and Wild Things.

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