Lohan was set to play porn star Linda Lovelace, but was replaced following her extended stay at the Betty Ford Center. Malin Akerman will play the role instead, and Wilder is pleased with the call.
“I love working with her,” he said of Akerman. “She is sensitive and hard-working and I think it’s a great decision for our project.”
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UPDATE: It's being reported that Malin Ackerman (Watchmen) has been given the role.
Despite claims that they would wait for their lead actress, the creators behind Inferno will now be recasting their film.
The biopic about adult film star Linda Lovelace was to have starred Lindsay Lohan. The producers felt so strongly about their casting choice, they even delayed production to accommodate her jail/rehab stints. Now, they’ve decided to move on altogether.
"We are withdrawing our offer from Lindsay Lohan," director Matthew Wilder said. "We are currently in negotiations [with another actress] and working out the legalities of bringing her onboard."
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Despite her blatant lying about partying in Cannes, a few new photos (check out another one after the jump) from Lindsay Lohan’s photographer friend Tyler Shields says that the actress just may be serious about portraying 1970’s porn star Linda Lovelace of Deep Throat fame.
Shields posted a few photos that he, Lohan, and director Matthew Wilder collaborated on, in an effort to hype up Inferno.
Flashback to the seventies! Do you think that Lohan can kick the booze, hone her acting skills, and pull this off?
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