Jessica has apparently bought the film rights to Jackie Collin’s brand new novel, “Lovers and Players”.
Apparently Jess has already read the book a few times and loves it and wants to play the lead role of an aspiring R&B diva (a wannabe Mariah Carey) who’s a waitress called Liberty who gets the chance of a lifetime when she meets a big hip-hop record label exec. The book is said to be something you can’t put down and is full of intrigue, revenge, romance, kinky sex, mafia, murders, drugs and fortune.
It seems a strange move to buy the film rights to the book just to secure a role in it - if someone ever wanted to make the book into a movie. Will Jess try her hand at producing or directing a movie this time? Only time will tell.
Filming has started on Jessica’s new film, “Employee of the Month.” In Touch Weekly is saying that Jess will appear in some sizzling scenes wearing a tiny bikini in a hot tub along with her co-star Dane Cook, who’ll be wearing… a thong. Ok, then.
Joe Simpson thinks otherwise: “This time she’s not a sex kitten” he says. I can’t believe Joe, an ex-pastor, is admitting that Jessica was a “sex kitten” in Dukes of Hazzard. Surely he would have been against her playing such roles?
That reportedly has Daneâ€™s girlfriend worried. In Touch notes says Dane’s girlfriend is worried that he’ll fall for Jess and has flown in to be on set in New Mexico.
Jessica’s getting paid $1 million dollars for the role. Strangely, she only says 806 words (!) in the entire film.
InTouch magazine is reporting that Jessica burst into tears on February 15th when dining with the cast of “Employee of the Month”. When someone proposed a toast to family and friends, “Jessica’s smile faded and her true emotions took over. Jessica “completely broken down… suddenly burst into tears. She told [the cast] how sad it had been to be alone on Valentine’s Day. She said she felt lost”, says someone at the dinner party.
Poor Jess - anniversaries, Christmases, Valentine’s Days and the holidays are all times when you just want to be with your loved ones. On the other hand, this is the path she’s chosen, and these are some of the harsh consquences she’ll need to deal with.
Gee Jessica, I thought your dad’s comment on your breasts were over the line but there’s really no need to tell us:
â€œI have amazing boobs. They’re just perfect. At school, my boobs were bigger than all my friends and I was afraid to show them. Now, I feel they make my outfits look better. They’re like an accessory.â€?
Yes, be proud of your body… but please there’s no need to go down that line. What happened to the Jessica who didn’t want to dress skimpily like Christina or Britney (back in the day before they both got married) and leave something to the imagination? Something happened when she did Dukes of Hazzard and I’m not so sure she’ll ever go back to the sweet Jess I became a big fan of.
Am I crazy? LOL! Hope you had a great weekend. It’s the summer here and I’ve been out enjoying the weather and holidays.. sorry for being a little slow updating.
The next James Bond movie is about to start filming in a month but uh oh, the movie’s makers haven’t yet found a girl to play the Bond girl alongside the new James Bond, Daniel Craig. So far, Angelina Jolie, Scarlett Johansson and Charlize Theron have turned the role. Producer Michael G. Wilson said that they looked over 200 actors searching for the right one!
Rumor has it that Jessica is in talks for playing a Bond girl. “She is sexy, blonde and seductive, so she could be perfect,” an insider said.
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Anyone got the DVD yet and can tell us about the extra features?
More movie news for Jess fans - and it looks like this time, she’s set to get the starring role in a movie called “Employee of the Month”.
IMDB.com information is pretty sketchy but the movie is a comedy based around Jess being a sexy cashier (that won’t be hard to act!) who makes her workmates go weak in the knees who all try to get her to date them. They enter a competition for the employee of the month to get her attention.
Wonder who the guys will be? Who would you like to see her acting with or kissing on screen?
Filming will start early next year.
Rumour has it that sadly Jessica Simpson is no longer likely to get the role of Jeannie in the upcoming movie based on the classic 1960’s tv series “I Dream of Jeannie”. Sounds like Lindsay Lohan, Kate Hudson or maybe even Jennifer Garner could get the starring role. I personally would love to see Jennifer Garner pull it off over the other two, now that Jess isn’t likely to be in the movie.
The movie will be out in 2006 and directed by Gurinder Chadha (Bend it like Beckham, Bride and Prejudice). For movie updates see IMDB.com.
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Jessica’s hoping to land another movie role (even if it’s not likely) - this time as Pam, the wife of Bobby in the remake of Dallas! More than that, her dream star to play Bobby opposite her would be none other than Mr Brad Pitt! Mmmm, I’d go see that movie!!!
John Travolta is the favorite to take on the role of J.R. Ewing, but both Mel Gibson and Kevin Costner are also in the running.
Meanwhile, the identity of the actress to portray Sue Ellen is also uncertain. Catherine Zeta-Jones is looking likely, although there are also the possibilities of Demi Moore and Jennifer Lopez stepping in.
Drew Barrymore and Reese Witherspoon are the probable options for the role of Pamela, (Jess is probably way too young for the role) Jessica will likely get to battle Lindsay Lohan, and Mandy Moore to play Lucy.
Finally, Matthew McConaughey and Owen Wilson are being rumored as in line to play Bobby Ewing.
Casting is not expected to be officially announced until a rewrite of the script has been completed.
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The Sydney Morning Herald has a big article up on Jessica Simpson, go check it out! The Dukes of Hazzard comes out in Aussie on September 15th, a week before New Zealand gets it.
Here’s a little bit from the article where they try and figure out who Jessica really is…
She’s an enigma wrapped in a riddle; a star who is most famous for asking dumb questions. But is Jessica Simpson - singer, actor, empire builder - a myth of her own making? “Is this girl for real?” Is she dumb or smart? Acting or singing? Married or divorced? Naughty or nice? Bubbly or manipulative?