Tuesday, May 29, 2007

RUMOR OR REEL?: Lindsay Lohan's Legal Woes Delay Filming for Channing Tatum's New Movie 'Poor Things'

Unless you have been living under a rock the past few days, I am sure you have heard of the alleged under-aged alcohol/drug induced car wreck, hospitalization, and subsequent run in with the law that Channing Tatum's future costar and current rehab resident Lindsay Lohan (aka LiLo) had this past holiday weekend.

You may be saying to your self, if Lindsay is in rehab (a place, in my opinion, she desperately needs to be), how in the world is she going to start filming 'Poor Things' tomorrow?

Well, the film's production company has answered that question...sort of. They are now saying that filming is going to start on Thursday instead and will film on location in Los Angeles, California for 3 weeks.

Now, Lindsay Lohan supposedly has checked herself into the Promises clinic in Malibu (the same one that Britney Spears just recently check out of) and normally residents are not allowed to leave the program for the first 30 days.

So unless the production company is going to pull a Desperate Housewives and make the rehab facility look like the movie set so they can continue filming while Lindsay gets her much-needed therapy, I am not quite sure how they are going to start filming her parts on time. Not to mention the fact that they may have trouble getting Lindsay insured on the set, because she has become such a liability.

Either they are going to have to perform some kind of movie magic or they may have to see if Sienna Miller can bail Lindsay out of this filming conflict too (like she had to recently do on Keira Knightley's newest movie).

Only time will tell, so stay tuned to Channing Tatum Unwrapped for all of the drama that comes along with anything that has LiLo's name tied to it.

UPDATE: TMZ.com is saying that the film's production company is now denying the fact that LiLo even had a deal with them to act in 'Poor Things'. They are saying that casting is not set and that they are not scheduled to start filming for a couple of weeks. OUCH!! That is a really harsh thing to say when all of the major and many minor trade publications have already reported that she had the part. Can't make Lindsay feel very good. She really needs to get her ducks in a row (translation: get off the drugs and alcohol) if she wants to continue to have a career. There are now rumors that the part may be given to Sophia Bush, who as a very young person handled her whole divorce from Chad Michael Murray better than practically any adult I have ever met. She's cool in my book.

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Love ya CT! said...

OMG!! Why does she even bother going to auditions if she doesn't have any plans on actually working... It just sucks!!you know I want to be an actress and I can't even get my foot in the door!!! and of course we would have to wait even longer to see Chan in a new movie!!! I can't get enough of that sexy man!!! hopefully everything works out okay for Channing sakes.

Blog Expert said...

I was really hoping that this would not effect the rest of the cast, especially Channing, but this could effect the entire movie and that really ticks me off.