Gotti Film Back On? Maybe, but Likely Minus Lohan

Junior: It's full steam ahead on Gotti biopic.
From the NYPOST.com:

Lindsay Lohan is on the Gotti hit list — the movie, that is.

It’s not a good sign when a Post-it is covering over her name on the movie poster for “Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father” that hangs in the producer’s office, according to this week’s issue of New York magazine.

It’s another bit of comedic drama in the Hollywood gang war that has sent some of the key behind-the-scenes players to the mattresses in the making of John Gotti Jr.’s troubled biopic about his Mafia-kingpin dad.

Writer Steve Fishman, who has chronicled the latest woes to befall the sputtering production, recalls taking notice of the Lohan diss during a visit with producer Marc Fiore at his Manalapan, NJ, office.

He “had a poster of the Gotti movie, though Lohan’s name was covered by a pink Post-it,” he writes.

The struggling rehab actress was slated to play the Gambino godfather’s long-suffering wife, a role Lohan snagged using the muscle of Junior’s “Growing Up Gotti” sister, Victoria.

“Is there anything you can do?” she asked.

“I’d love to have Lindsay in my movie,” Fiore said. Done deal.

Fishman writes that Lohan, who is no stranger to a jail cell or five-fingered jewelry discounts, didn’t even know she had been dumped from the movie until after director Barry Levinson told a Cannes festival crowd he wanted to make cast changes.


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