The film told the story of a creative writing teacher at a university, with Michael Douglas in the leading role.
Holmes had a small role (six and one-half minutes of screen time) as Hannah Green, the talented student who lusts after Professor Grady Tripp (Douglas's character, who is her instructor and landlord).
The Toledo Blade reported she was offered the lead in Buffy the Vampire Slayer but she never turned it down. The fact that she is drop-dead gorgeous didn't hurt either." During her time as a series regular on Dawson's Creek, Holmes first leading role in a film came in 1998's Disturbing Behavior, a Scream-era Stepford Wives-goes-to-high school thriller, where she was a loner from the wrong side of the tracks.
Columbia Tri Star Television, producer of a new show named Dawson's Creek that was created by screenwriter Kevin Williamson, asked her to come to Los Angeles to audition, but there was a conflict with her schedule. The film was recut from what the director intended.
Holmes hosted Saturday Night Live on February 24, 2001, participating in a send-up of Dawson's Creek where she falls madly in love with Chris Kattan's Mr.
Peepers character and singing "Big Spender" from Sweet Charity.
He wants her to see one hand while the other is wreaking havoc behind her back.
click on the title of any post, it is a link to a separate page that shows all the comments.Many leading critics at the time took favorable notice to Holmes in the film.Kenneth Turan of the Los Angeles Times said she was "just right as the beauty with kind of a crush on the old man." Her second feature film during 2000 was The Gift, a Southern Gothic story directed by Sam Raimi and starring Cate Blanchett, she played the antithesis of Joey Potter: a promiscuous rich girl having affairs with everyone from a sociopathic wife-beater (Keanu Reeves) to the district attorney (Gary Cole), and is murdered by her fiancé (Greg Kinnear).Squirming and gesticulating like a giddy schoolgirl, she shamelessly nominated her eligibility for the That enthusiasm is priceless.If that wasn’t titillating enough, Diane then wants to read a rundown on the men she’s been fortunate to slake on screen.