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Paul Schrader : Lindsay Lohan Could Be The Next Marilyn Monroe

July 11th, 2013 11:30am EDT
Lindsay Lohan
Director Paul Schrader has drawn some dizzyingly similar parallels between much beloved actress Marilyn Monroe, and the actress we all love to hate, Lindsay Lohan. While this comparison may seem staggeringly unfair at first, Schrader does bring up some interesting points. Both actresses, he points out, have (or had) a penchant for bad behavior on set, such as tardiness, tantrums and bouts of "psychodrama."

Schrader, creator and director of his erotic thriller "The Canyons" reflects on this comparison in an essay for FilmComment.com, explaining that Lohan shared much in common with Monroe, ...
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Lindsay Lohan's 'The Canyons' To Premiere In NYC On July 29

July 9th, 2013 8:00pm EDT
Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan's erotic thriller "The Canyons" will premiere at The Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York City on July 29.

Film fans will get a chance to see the flick as part of "An Evening with Paul Schrader," which will include the world premiere of the drama as well as a conversation between the director and New York Film Festival executive Kent Jones.

Unfortunately, Lohan won't be promoting the film - she's stuck in rehab until August to complete a 90-day court ordered stint.

The film was on the verge of being a major flop after it was denied screening slots at several film fest...
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James Deen Invited To Star In X-Rated Remake Of 'The Canyons'

February 12th, 2013 9:54am EST
James Deen
Adult movie actor James Deen has been asked to make an X-rated version of The Canyons, the mainstream film he starred in with Lindsay Lohan.

Porn sensation Deen landed his first Hollywood job when he was cast alongside Lohan in the erotic thriller, but The Canyons was deemed a flop after it was denied screening slots at a number of film festivals last year.

Deen now has a chance to make The Canyons a success after being approached to direct and star in a saucy reboot.

In a letter to Deen, Vivid Entertainment boss Steve Hirsch writes, "It would be a first in parodies... the actual star...
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James Deen Says Lindsay Lohan Behaved 'Like A Child' On 'Canyons' Set

January 27th, 2013 6:01pm EST
James Deen
Lindsay Lohan's co-star in new movie The Canyons has slammed the actress' on-set behavior, likening her to a "child lashing out."

Porn star James Deen, who has previously revealed the Mean Girls beauty frequently criticized his work ethic, claims Lohan infuriated her co-workers with her attitude and often refused to venture onto the set.

He tells Britain's The Sun, "There were days when she would scream and yell and cry and refuse to come out. In porn I am used to working with professionals who are courteous to others. But Lindsay was like a child lashing out."

Deen also alleges Lohan...
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Lindsay Lohan's 'Canyons' Snubbed By SXSW Film Festival

January 24th, 2013 10:55am EST
Lindsay Lohan
Embattled actress Lindsay Lohan has been dealt another blow after her latest movie The Canyons was rejected by organizers of Texas' South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival.

The erotic thriller has been denied a screening slot because it suffers from "quality issues" and has "an ugliness and a deadness to it," a SXSW source tells The Hollywood Reporter.

The snub comes just a week after bosses of the Sundance Film Festival opted not to feature The Canyons during the 10-day independent cinema event in Utah.

Director Paul Schrader's movie, which features Lohan opposite porn star James Dee...
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Lindsay Lohan's 'The Canyons' Snubbed At Sundance, Director Stalls Release

January 19th, 2013 1:00pm EST
Lindsay Lohan
After Sundance Film Festival bosses decided not to feature Lindsay Lohan's upcoming film "The Canyons" during the 10-day independent cinema event, director Paul Schrader is rethinking the film's release.

It will be months before the director will let critics and fans see the feature, which co-stars Lohan and porn star James Deen, because he fears the project will be unfairly criticized due to the troubled actress' involvement.
 
He explained: "The intense reactions to (Lohan's 2012 TV movie) Liz and Dick and the Times Mag (magazine) article have made us realise that there will be an immedi...
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Lindsay Lohan Ordered The Crew Of 'The Canyons' To Strip To Film Sex Scenes

January 18th, 2013 7:05pm EST
Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan caused plenty of drama on the set of her new film The Canyons; and co-star James Deen revealed that some of the film's crew threatened to walk out while filming the troubled star during her sex scenes.

According to Deen, the Mean Girls star demanded that the crew strip down to their underwear while filming her having simulated sex with three real-life porn stars for the film.

"She needed people to home in on the fact that this is a big deal to her - showing her boobs and doing a sex scene..." Deen tells Thedailybeast.com. "No one cared - she tried to make it a bigger deal - ...
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What's It Really Like To Work With Lindsay Lohan? New York Times Article Tells All

January 11th, 2013 1:24pm EST
Lindsay Lohan
A recent New York Times article offers an eye opening look into Lindsay Lohan's behavior while she was filming the independent film "The Canyons."

The post-noir sexual thriller centers on a group of twentysomethings who navigate life and sex in the hills of Los Angeles. Porn star James Deen stars alongside Lohan and Nolan Funk.

The Times article, "How to Catch a Falling Star: This is What Happens When You Cast Lindsay Lohan in Your Movie," centers on Lohan's shenanigans while making the low-budget film (made for $250,000).  The writer mentions Lohan's bizarre and drunken behavior, includ...
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Screenwriter Claims Lindsay Lohan Missed Work On 'The Canyons'

October 19th, 2012 10:31am EDT
Lindsay Lohan
Writer Bret Easton Ellis has accused Lindsay Lohan of skipping a voice recording session on his new movie The Canyons.

Ellis alleges the Mean Girls star, who plays lead character Tara in the thriller, was due to attend an automatic dialogue replacement (ADR) appointment on Thursday but did not show up as scheduled.

The author/screenwriter took to his Twitter.com page to address Lohan's alleged absence, and referred to his American Psycho serial killer character Patrick Bateman in the tweet.

He writes, "Patrick Bateman has just headed over to Lindsay Lohan's hotel to confront her as to...
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