An American tabloid said that Simpson is looking forward to reprise the role of a prostitute, played by Roberts, in the 1990 original. It quoted a source saying, "This one's got 'hit' written all over it. Her father (and manager) Joe has been telling anyone who will listen that she's the next Julia."
[an error occurred while processing this directive] However Simpson's publicist has slammed all the reports in a statement to TheCelebrityTruth.com. "There is no truth to this. Jessica is in Nashville," Contactmusic quoted the publicist, as saying.