Looks like Dylan McDermott has had enough of playing good guys.
"The Practice" star is in talks to star opposite Jennifer Lopez in the thriller "Enough," Daily Variety says.
In the film, McDermott would play an abusive husband who pursues Lopez to the bitter end.
PILLOW TALK: Emmy winner Allison Janney will join Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and Julianne Moore in the drama "The Hour," Variety columnist Michael Fleming says. The film is based on Michael Cunningham's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, which is an homage to writer Virginia Woolf.
Janney will play Streep character's lesbian lover. Also joining the cast are Claire Danes and Ed Harris.
A 'ONE' AND A TWO: Jet Li's going to have company for his next project. Variety reports that Delroy Lindo ("Gone in 60 Seconds") and Jason Statham ("Snatch") will join the martial arts guru in the sci-fi actioner "The One."
Statham and Lindo will play cops who patrols the border between different universes. Li will play a space renegade bent on crashing their planet.
LOOKING FOR 'GOD': Funnyman Billy Connolly will join Judy Davis in the flick "The Man Who Sued God," Variety says. Connolly will play a fisherman who tries to sue God when his boat is struck by lightning.
THE OTHER SEX: Last but not least, "Murphy Brown" creator Diane English will direct "The Women" -- a remake of the 1939 George Cukor flick about the relationships among a coterie of high-society women, Variety reports.
"Malcolm in the Middle" is about to get larger than life -- literally.
Daily Variety reports that the Emmy-winning Fox sitcom about a middle-class family of four brothers and their parents will be retailored for a big screen version for 20th Century Fox.
Series creator Linwood Boomer will produce, along with cowriting the movie with veteran sitcom scribes Jill Condon and Amy Toomin.
The series' cast, which includes Jane Kaczmarek and Frankie Muniz, is expected to reprise its roles for the project.
THE CHASE IS ON: Veteran comedian Chevy Chase has partnered up with "Murphy Brown" producers Bill Diamond and Rob Bragin to develop a primetime comedy series for TV, The Hollywood Reporter says.
Said to be in the vein of "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," a script for the untitled project should be complete at the end of the year. The trio then will shop the product to different networks.
'PRACTICE' MAKES PERFECT: 'The Practice' fans can rejoice.
Variety is reporting that ABC and producer 20th Century Fox Television are negotiating to keep the lawyer drama on the air for two more seasons, Reuters says.
The Emmy-winning "Practice" cast includes Dylan McDermott and Camryn Manheim.
IT'S NOT JUST TV: After winning a bunch of Oscars, Emmys and Peabody Awards during its 18-year run, HBO's documentary showcase "America Undercover" will finally become a weekly series, Variety says. The real-life chronicles will start airing every Sunday night at 10 p.m. beginning March 11.
'SURVIVOR 2' DONE? A radio report from Los Angeles tells us that CBS' reality-TV gameshow "Survivor 2" has finished taping, which, in the case of the hush-hush series, means that a million-dollar winner has been chosen and all is ready for primetime.
But when we called to verify the information with CBS, the Eye gave us the requisite "no comments."
Stay tuned for more info. Perhaps the "winner" will be posted online soon.
ROSIE DOES LAW SCHOOL? Watch out, Hillary. US Weekly is saying that talk show hostess Rosie O'Donnell is planning to go to law school and could be taking classes as early as 2002 when her talk-show contract expires.
"I'm going to work really seriously to try to change foster care legislation in America. It's sort of in a shambles," O'Donnell told US Weekly in its Dec. 18 issue.
Beatles child Stella McCartney may have been named Designer of the Year at this year's VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards, but it was her father who stole the show. Paul McCartney surprised his daughter at the fashion awards on Friday night, presenting her with the designer award for her work at Chloe. The former Beatles singer received a standing ovation from the audience.
Also bringing the high-fashion audience to its feet at the Theater at Madison Square Garden was Godfather of Soul James Brown, who joined singer Lenny Kravitz on stage to perform "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag."
Supermodel Giselle Bundchen (reportedly Leonardo DiCaprio's main squeeze) and Cuba Gooding Jr. served as co-hosts for the annual fashion awards show.
The in fashion at this year's show, broadcast on VH1, was leather.
Gooding Jr. donned white leather pants; Most Fashionable Artist, Male, winner Enrique Iglesias sported a brown leather jacket; and Jennifer Love Hewitt wore a tailored white leather pants suit.
Also popular this year: A no-tie look for presenters Dylan McDermott and Christian Slater; pants suits for Chloe Sevigny (Best Female Celebrity Style) and Macy Gray (Most Fashionable Artist, Female); and beads for "Law & Order's" Angie Harmon and Versace Award winner Jennifer Lopez.
The winners at the 2000 VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards:
Celebrity Style, Female: Chloe Sevigny Celebrity Style, Male: Jude Law Most Fashionable Artist, Male: Enrique Iglesias Most Fashionable Artist, Female: Macy Gray Avant Garde Designer: Nicolas Ghesquiere for Balenciaga Model of the Year: Carmen Kass Designer of the Year: Stella McCartney Most Stylish Video: "Ex-Girlfriend" by No Doubt Visionary Video: "Stand Inside Your Love" by Smashing Pumpkins Versace Award: Jennifer Lopez
The Associated Press contributed to this report.