Jessica Simpson heats up love life with Cook Plus, diva Simpson won't be headed for Southfork after all Kevin Winter / Getty Images file Dane Cook and Jessica Simpson reportedly couldnt hide their feelings for each other at a Hollywood hotspot, even though the two maintain that theyre just friends. View related photos By Jeannette Walls MSNBC Updated: 2:47 a.m. ET June 28, 2006 Has Jessica Simpson found love? While her ex hubby Nick Lachey has been linked with her former friend Vanessa Minnello, Simpson is reportedly getting hot and heavy with comedian Dane Cook, her co-star in their forthcoming flick Employee of the Month, according to Life & Style Weekly. Sparks flew during the filming of the movie over the winter but Cook was still with his longtime girlfriend Racquel Houghton. Last week, Cook and Simpson couldnt hide their feelings for each other at the Hollywood hotspot Hyde, according to the mag, even though the two maintain that theyre just friends. They looked like two people trying not to look like a couple but who really wanted to rip each others clothes off, a witness told L&S, which also reports that at 2 a.m. the two planned a rendezvous at a gas station. No trip to Dallas for Simpson Simpson may have snagged herself a new man, but it looks like she lost a big role. The former Newlyweds star was widely mentioned as the frontrunner for the part of Lucy Ewing in the big screen remake of Dallas. But, according to US Weekly, Click star Katie Cassidy has snagged the part. The 19-year-old actress is perhaps best-known for her role in 7th Heaven, and is also the daughter of former teen idol David Cassidy. Dallas also stars Jennifer Lopez, who reportedly didnt want Simpson cast in the flick. Shes hoping for a no-name actress [to play Lucy Ewing], a source told the mag in May. Jennifer didnt want a diva on the set.