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Lohan Is A Woman Of No Importance
Lindsay starring in Wilde adaptation

22 May 2006  |  Written by   |  Source: Variety

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Despite having been dead since 1900 (so if you’re reading this at an American development company, no we cannot get you his fax number), Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde – better known to the world by just his first and last names – continues to prove a rich source of material for films and TV.

The latest movie that will be adapted from one of his plays is A Woman Of No Importance, and it’ll star Sean Bean, Annette Bening and that world-renowned classically trained thespian Lindsay Lohan. Hang on…

Janusz Kaminski, who last directed Lost Souls but would probably prefer people to remember he’s Steven Spielberg’s favourite cinematographer, will call the shots on the movie. Howard Himelstein, who has some experience with Wilde, since he wrote the screenplay for 2004’s A Good Woman, has adapted the script.

And for those of you who absolutely need to know the plot, here goes: ambitious whelp Gerald Arbuthnot introduces his prospective employer, Lord Illingworth, to his mother. A spanner enters the works when she realises that Illingworth is her erstwhile lover who deserted her years ago, and is Gerald’s father.

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RE: oh.....bloody hell
Reese Witherspoon was horrendously perky in The Importance of Being Earnest. How on earth is Lindsey Lohan going to stand a chance? Witherspoon is a good actress, she just didn't have the right mannerisms. Lohan will be tremendously awful. Is Rupert Everett in it? You aren't allowed to make a Wilde adaptation without him these days... More

Posted by Conductor71 at 15:00 on 25 May 2006 | Report This Post

RE: oh.....bloody hell
Well, yeah, there is that...... More

Posted by sanchia at 12:21 on 24 May 2006 | Report This Post

RE: oh.....bloody hell
I'd shag her! More

Posted by Fluke Skywalker at 19:53 on 23 May 2006 | Report This Post

RE: oh.....bloody hell
L: Rock Lobster! it's another pathetic attempt for lohan ot make herself a "real"actress-by venomously attaching herself to every half credible project on the go. Lindsey, if you want to be a "real"actress, you should A) stop attempting to be blond when your ginger freckles are still hanging around-you look a right tit,B) stop making shite like "just my luck" (although giving her range of talent it's about the only film she's capable of handling) and C) get some fucking talent, you tweeny More

Posted by sanchia at 22:00 on 22 May 2006 | Report This Post

rock lobsters right lohan should stick 2 wot shes good at (or not!) which is teeny bopper movies she needs to take herself seriously b4 she takes on serious movies! More

Posted by samantha at 17:25 on 22 May 2006 | Report This Post

oh.....bloody hell
it's another pathetic attempt for lohan ot make herself a "real"actress-by venomously attaching herself to every half credible project on the go. Lindsey, if you want to be a "real"actress, you should A) stop attempting to be blond when your ginger freckles are still hanging around-you look a right tit,B) stop making shite like "just my luck" (although giving her range of talent it's about the only film she's capable of handling) and C) get some fucking talent, you More

Posted by Rock Lobster! at 14:59 on 22 May 2006 | Report This Post

Couldn't agree more.....
...Lohan is indeed a woman of no importance - will directors please give us a rest! More

Posted by Halfling at 13:08 on 22 May 2006 | Report This Post

It'll be fine,Sean Bean will recover this! More

Posted by Alex86 at 12:46 on 22 May 2006 | Report This Post

heart sinking...
Oscar Wilde is spinning 360 in his grave in Paris.......... More

Posted by tom hehir at 12:15 on 22 May 2006 | Report This Post

One word for this
Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Why o why o why have they done this? The idiots. More

Posted by blackburning at 12:15 on 22 May 2006 | Report This Post

No man no!!!! Oscar Wilde is GREAT!!! What does he have to do with Lohan and Kaminski?!!!!! No no no!!!! More

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