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Lindsay Lohan dropped from 'Gotti' biopic consideration

Lindsay Lohan and Victoria Gotti Sounds like a tale of organized crime won't pay for Lindsay Lohan, who, despite her stunning resemblance to crime boss John Gotti's daughter, has been dropped from consideration for the role of Victoria Gotti in the mobster biopic "Gotti: Three Generations."

A week ago, the "Mean Girls" star was "in talks" to join John Travolta and Joe Pesci in the film. "Talks have stopped," producer Marc Fiore told People, giving no details except to note that Lohan's off-screen legal woes were not an issue.

"She's a wonderful person," Fiore said. "Her legal case has nothing to do with it. We just couldn't reach terms."

The troubled actress is facing a felony charge for allegedly stealing a necklace from a Venice boutique. Her penchant for partying has also landed her in trouble with the law, and she is still dealing with the aftermath of her 2007 DUI arrests.

The announcement comes on the heels of news Tuesday that Nick Cassavetes, whose titles include "The Notebook" and "Alpha Dog," has dropped out of his directorial role in the film due to a scheduling conflict with the indie drama "Yellow," which he was already signed on to direct.

Lohan and Cassavetes both attended a news conference a week ago promoting the mobster flick, posing for pictures with Victoria Gotti and John Gotti Jr. Other actresses are now being considered for the role, Fiore said.

Meanwhile, Lohan may still be in the running for another mob movie: Fiore has expressed interest in casting Lohan in "Mob Street," a film about the Mafia's involvement on Wall Street.


John Travolta to play Mafioso John Gotti in biopic

Director Nick Cassavetes drops out of "Gotti: Three Generations"

Lindsay Lohan may join John Travolta, Joe Pesci in "Gotti: Three Generations" biopic

-- Noelene Clark

Photo: Victoria Gotti, left, and Lindsay Lohan at a news conference for "Gotti: Three Generations" on April 12. Credit: Andrew H. Walker / Getty Images

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she certainly got the hair extensions for the interview. She is not old enough. She should look worn out like the real Gotti.

wise decision...fabulous!

Lindsay Lohan wants out of court hearing on Good Friday. But she was partying at music festival on Palm Sunday 2 days ago. Yeah, Right.

CALL JUDGE SAUTNER at Airport Court House: (310) 727-6118

Tell Her To Let Cameras in the Courtroom.

That LINDSAY LOHAN Doesn't Deserve Anymore Special Treatment. To Treat Her Way You Did Mel Gibson When You Let Cameras In The Courtroom For His Hearing!!!

Lindsay Lohan Needs Jail; and the Kids that have been watching what she gets away with need to see her not getting away with it anymore!!!



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