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ROLE CALL: Jet Li Sees Green

Mar 19, 2001 | 11:50am EST

Is Jet Li the next Bruce Lee? According to Daily Variety, the Hong Kong martial artist is in talks to star as Kato, the karate sidekick to green-masked superhero Green Hornet in Universal’s big-screen adaptation of (what else) "The Green Hornet."

Besides Li, no one else -- neither writer nor director -- has been named in affiliation with the project.

SECRET AGENT MAN: Matt Dillon is tapped to join the cast of "Miss Congeniality" that includes Sandra Bullock and Michael Caine, trade papers reported today.

Dillon will play a tough FBI agent whose duty is to train FBI cohort Bullock in the art of being an undercover cop when she infiltrates a beauty contest.

The flick is set to roll in front of the camera next month.

HUNK WATCH: "Third Watch’s" Eddie Cibrian is set to co-star in "Say It Isn't So," The Hollywood Reporter reports. Produced by the Farrelly brothers, the film involves a bachelor (Chris Klein) who falls in love with a woman (Heather Graham) whom he mistakenly thinks is his sister. Cibrian will play Graham’s wealthy fiance.

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