Actor moves in to Hallmark's 'House'

David James Elliott to star in original movie

David James Elliott has been named "Man of the House" for Hallmark Channel.

The former "JAG" star has been tapped for the lead role in an original movie about a workaholic ad- agency executive who loses his wife and is fired. He soon becomes a full-time Mr. Mom to his two kids and gets help from his son's teacher (Sharon Case).

"House," from Larry Levinson Prods., has begun filming for a 2010 premiere. Levinson is the executive producer.

Elliott is repped by Paradigm and McGowan Management.