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Lindsay Lohan

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By Victoria Gotti

4/8/2011 8:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Lindsay Lohan beat out Blake Lively AND Sienna Miller for her new role as Victoria Gotti -- and TMZ has learned ... Victoria herself made sure that happened.

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Sources close to the production tell TMZ, producers were considering both Blake and Sienna for the role -- but John Gotti's famously blonde daughter wasn't having it, insisting Lindsay get the role instead ... and producers loved the idea.

Not all that surprising -- according to sources, Victoria is a good friend of the Lohan family ... and she often spends time with them on Long Island.

Meanwhile, Lindsay is currently in L.A. auditioning for "Superman" -- but we're told she already has a plane ticket back to NYC for April 12th ... to close the Gotti deal for good.


 

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61.

Vorlon    

Lets do the round of the Entertainment sites and play who else is running this story:

E Online- flat out denial by producers
Deadline- Nope
Hollywood Reporter - Nope
Variety - nope
CNN - nope

Don't you think if this was true that the main Industry news sites would run the story? Just sayin'.

1261 days ago
62.

Darla    

So are her Gotti connections the reason she gets a slap on the wrist for everything? Victoria Gotti is no looker - neither is Lindsay. AND Lindsay looks every bit of Victoria's 40ish age. So no prosthetics needed will help with production costs. Has John Travolta been in any great movies since Pulp? No. Pulp was the pinnacle of his career. Just my thoughts....

1261 days ago
63.

normal person    

chaz
davey-boy
harlot
lou
blood red
andycondum
nikki
anti rock
lou
Thats what i can remember right now,i know there is more.

FYI, andyconndum is Anti Rock and Chaz


I want to personally welcome the HATERS to this story on this AWESOME Friday morning, With a Big Old STFU Losers!!!!!

Posted at 2:59 AM on Apr 8, 2011 by therock
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You forgot Gramma cracker, DANA and a few other daily haters. Bad day for haters.

1261 days ago
64.

themare    


Travolta and Junior broke bread and downed vino with Marc Fiore, the film's executive producer -- who once pleaded guilty in a multimillion-dollar pump-and-dump stock scam reminiscent of a "Sopranos" episode.

Fiore -- executive producer for "Gotti" -- glories in his own criminal past, and is producing another film, "MOB $TREET," inspired by his story.

Fiore and eight other brokers were charged with operating a "boiler room" in which callers used deceptive, high-pressure sales tactics to swindle small-time investors out of their meager nest eggs.

For that, he did time at the federal prison in Allenwood, Pa. He said that history was key to him building a bond with Junior, who was impressed that Fiore never turned snitch.

"One of the things that gave him a comfort level with me is I didn't take the easy way out - rat on whoever," Fiore said.

1261 days ago
65.

Darla    

Thank you, Harlot.

1261 days ago
66.

ruby    

A character biopic of Gotti could be huge and Travolta could pull it off. VG may have a role as an advisor, but she is no producer and no taste maker. She a morally bankrupt hanger on.

This is typical TMZ story. VG and LL with delusions of relevance.

Oh, and while I'm not a LL fan and think she's going to jail, I dontget why anyone thinks she shouldn't get some work, if she can?

1261 days ago
67.

Nikki    

E news just reported on its "So True/So False" (11:52 pm EST) that the rumor of Lindsay on this film is "SO FALSE" - they contacted the owner of the production company

It has been confirmed!! What more do you need to hear?? Are you going to believe MORE bullsht from Dina Lohan?
OR the production company

You guys dont know by now that TMZ loves to spin Dinas LIES on a Friday

Dina is NOT friends with Victoria, I should know
I would like to tell you more on this, but then it will harm my identity
Wish I could thou

Have a good day to all, and please do not be so gullible, you guys are alot smarter than the Lying Lohans

1261 days ago
68.

Bubbles The Chimp    

Come on. Whether LiLoser is in this movie or not (Won't happen), John Gotti was a flake of a mob boss of La Cosa Nostra. Not worth making a movie of his life.

1261 days ago
69.

lou    

Thank you. Happens every time she's facing hard time. "Sources' said. Give me some names, specifically Dina. Please there is no way she is getting multiple film roles when she's had zero offers in years. If she is, it's perfect time for her again when her @$$ is on the line again.

Posted at 6:23 AM on Apr 8, 2011 by vinsetta

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Maybe she should go to jail more often, if it finally helps to bring in some roles...(insert eyeroll here.)

Dina keeps trying, day after day, to make Lindsay appear functional (allegedly: quitting smoking, going to the gym, having a personal trainer, getting big movie roles, going bowling with the siblings) while Lindsay falls apart right in front of our very eyes.

Very sad. Momma could care less about reality. Momma only wants the bucks to flow, along with the coke.

1261 days ago
70.

themare    

Taken from Celebitchy

These are some new photos of Lindsay Lohan with her pal (drug buddy?) Lady Victoria Hervey, arriving at LAX. Linnocent doesn’t look as completely strung out as she’s looked in the past few weeks, but she still has the look of a 40-something addict who has been ridden hard and put away wet. Speaking of, you know who some of us are always talking about how Linnocent is likely financing her cracked-out, expensive lifestyle through prostitution? Yeah. This was in Page Six this morning:

Lindsay Lohan has been cozying up to hotelier Vikram Chatwal. The starlet was spotted with the wealthy, soon-to-be bachelor at Top of the Standard on Tuesday night, spies tell us.

Chatwal — who is divorcing his actress wife, Priya Sachdev, whom he married in a 10-day, multicity wedding in 2006 — flew Lohan into the city on his private jet and has been putting her up in the penthouse of his Chatwal Hotel on West 44th Street.

The pair have repeatedly been seen together all over town. Sources close to Chatwal confirmed he’s separated from Sachdev, that he recently broke up with model Esther Canadas and has been spending time with Lohan. Earlier in the night, Lohan and Chatwal turned up at Don Hill’s for the after-party for Uma Thurman’s movie “Ceremony,” where the pair kept it low-key with owner Nur Khan.

But a source close to Lohan insisted, “They have a friendship and a business relationship, and that is it.”

[From Page Six]

So, a friendship and a business relationship. At best, she’s being “kept” by him. At worst, she’s being paid for services rendered.

In other Linnocent news, she’s spreading (disease) a new casting rumor. Not content to just tell everybody that she’s on the verge of being cast in Superman and a Charles Manson bio-pic that would see her cast as Sharon Tate, Linnocent has started a new casting rumor. She went to TMZ with the story - apparently, she’s up for the part of Victoria Gotti, the daughter of John Gotti, in the new Gotti bio-pic starring John Travolta (remember those photos? Ha.). Lindsay told TMZ that she’s in “final talks” to appear in the $75 million-budget bio-pic. Yeah… I’ll believe it when the confirmation is on Deadline. By the way, Linnocent as Victoria Gotti…? Gotti has messed with her face too. And they do look kind of similar. Victoria looks younger, though.

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1261 days ago
71.

lou    

Ugly lying idiot describes VG pretty well.

Posted at 6:24 AM on Apr 8, 2011 by ruby

Maybe so, probably so, but would you REALLY want to go down on film like that? I mean, do you really think that the Bonnie of "Bonnie and Clyde" looked ANYTHING remotely like Faye Dunaway? But she'll be forever more remembered as this incredibly glamorous bank robber. PR is everything. Victoria doesn't know this but Dina does?

1261 days ago
72.

lou    

Thank you, Nikki. I think we're all just exercising our "incredulity" muscles here, more than anything else. More than actually swallowing that Lieho could actually get a role in a film.

1261 days ago
73.

themare    

Taken from Celebitchy

As we talked about yesterday, TMZ was falling all over itself because they got the scoop that Lindsay Lohan in “final talks” to play Victoria Gotti, the daughter of alleged (ha) mob boss John Gotti. Most of us were like “Sure, Linnocent, whatever you say, crackhead.” Turns out though, Linnocent had the inside track on this gig - Victoria Gotti “hand-picked” Linnocent for the role! But why? Because, as it turns out, the Gottis and the Lohans are like this (imagine me making some kind of crude two-handed gesture).

Lindsay Lohan beat out Blake Lively AND Sienna Miller for her new role as Victoria Gotti — and TMZ has learned … Victoria herself made sure that happened.

Sources close to the production tell TMZ, producers were considering both Blake and Sienna for the role — but John Gotti’s famously blonde daughter wasn’t having it, insisting Lindsay get the role instead … and producers loved the idea.

Not all that surprising — according to sources, Victoria is a good friend of the Lohan family … and she often spends time with them on Long Island.

Meanwhile, Lindsay is currently in L.A. auditioning for “Superman” — but we’re told she already has a plane ticket back to NYC for April 12th … to close the Gotti deal for good.

[From TMZ]

Hahaha, Sienna Miller AND Blake Lively were considered for the role, and it ended up going to Linnocent? Wow, I would really hate to be either Blake or Sienna THIS morning. That being said, even though Blake gets “mentioned” for a lot of big parts, she’s not really nailing any of the auditions, so even if she was being seriously considered, I doubt the producers would have chosen her in the end. But Sienna can actually act - Linnocent could at one point too, although I’m sure her crack-addled mind can’t remember how to.

Still… this isn’t going to happen. Lindsay can’t get insured, and even if she could, she has that crack trial coming up. It’s a scheduling disaster!

Of course… now that I know the Lohans actually have a connection to the mafia, it’s making me rethink a lot of stuff. Was this the missing puzzle piece to understanding the Lohans all of this time?

1261 days ago
74.

Davey-Boy    

E news just reported on its "So True/So False" (11:52 pm EST) that the rumor of Lindsay on this film is "SO FALSE" - they contacted the owner of the production company

It has been confirmed!! What more do you need to hear?? Are you going to believe MORE bullsht from Dina Lohan?
OR the production company

You guys dont know by now that TMZ loves to spin Dinas LIES on a Friday

Dina is NOT friends with Victoria, I should know
I would like to tell you more on this, but then it will harm my identity
Wish I could thou

Have a good day to all, and please do not be so gullible, you guys are alot smarter than the Lying Lohans

Posted at 6:42 AM on Apr 8, 2011 by Nikki

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I love it! What I enjoy the most is that the(c)rock woke up early from his drunken stupor to bray blithely about a rumor that has proven to be false.

Love it. Pound sand, (c)rock.

1261 days ago
75.

lou    

Add Vinsetta to that list, will you?

Posted at 6:32 AM on Apr 8, 2011 by vinsetta

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Welcome, vinsetta, to the official, "Lindsay Lohan is a Lying Idiot" club. Today's lie (above) brought to you by her sponsor, Dina "Lying Idiot" Lohan.

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