Jessica Simpson in 'Dukes' cast

Sept. 14, 2004 at 12:10 PM

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Jessica Simpson will play Daisy Duke in the movie version of the 1980s TV series "The Dukes of Hazzard," The Hollywood Reporter said Tuesday.

Seann William Scott and Johnny Knoxville are set to play Bo and Luke Duke, respectively, in the Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow production.

Simpson has previously appeared on the big screen as herself in Dana Carvey's 2002 comedy "The Master of Disguise." She went from pop star to superstar with her appearance -- with her husband, singer Nick Lachey -- on MTV's "Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica." Simpson has also guest-starred on the Fox comedy "That '70s Show."

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