is a hottie. You probably don’t need me to tell you this, but there it is all the same. She’s also a pretty hot commodity these days, which means you don’t have to look very far to see some of her latest projects.

For one thing she’s heating up the big screen as in the new movie The , appearing opposite Seann William Scott and Johnny Knoxville (who play Bo and Luke Duke respectively). And on the other hand she’s got a smoking hot new music video (that not everyone thinks is quite appropriate for a God-lovin’ Christian girl) for her cover of “These Boots Are Made For Walkin'”, which just happens to be the first single from The Dukes of Hazzard movie. All of that is of course on top of her new CD that was released earlier this year, In This Skin.

Jessica made her humble start as a pop singer of course, although a lot of people know her best for her role as a reality TV star for the series Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica, followed by the specials The Nick and Jessica Variety Hour and Nick & Jessica’s Family . Now it looks like she’s out to claim a whole new medium with her appearance in The Dukes of Hazzard movie, which will be her big-screen debut.

Fans of the original TV series may have a tough time forgetting Catherine Bach though, the brunette who originally appeared as Daisy in the show when it debuted in 1979. The series lasted for six seasons and 147 episodes before it wrapped up. Anyone doubting Jessica’s ability to steam up the new though just needs to sit down and her vamping it up in the video for “These Boots Are Made For Walkin'”, and I’m sure they will see the light.

The Dukes of Hazzard hits theatres on Friday, August 5th, 2005. Check out dukesofhazzard.warnerbros.com/ for more on the film. You can also see more of Jessica Simpson in our coverage of the film’s Toronto press conference.

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W. Andrew Powell lives, sleeps, eats, and breaths movies and entertainment. Since launching The GATE in 1999 Andrew has enjoyed being a pest to any publicist who would return his calls. In his "spare time," Andrew is also an avid photographer, and writes about leisure travel and hotels around the world.

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