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Hearst Publishing Heir to Play Lindsay Lohan in Upcoming Movie

You’d think any film based on the life of Lindsay Lohan would be a tragedy, but screenwriter Charles Casillo says he has written a screwball comedy. The actress he’s found to play the troubled starlet has a history of family drama that outshines even LiLo’s. 26-year-old model Lydia Hearst-Shaw is the daughter of Patti Hearst, best known for being kidnapped and brainwashed by political extremists in the 1970′s. Her great-grandfather is the publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst.

Casillo is not a well-known screenwriter, but by associating his project with two famous names, he is generating plenty of press. And he doesn’t think Lilo should mind. Casillo tells Page Six that the film:

is in no way mean-spirited towards Lindsay. It’s the kind of thing she has spoofed about herself in the past. It’s more of a satire about the crazy people around her and the situations they generate. It satirizes the obsession with modern celebrity.

We feel a Lilo lawsuit coming on…

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