Lindsay Lohan's mother has confirmed the family is considering legal action in a bid to stop a movie spoofing the actress' colorful personal life. Lydia Hearst and Joan Collins have signed up for roles in "Dogs in Pocketbooks", about a troubled young star making her way in Hollywood, and screenwriter Charles Casillo has confirmed the model/socialite's part is "obviously based on Lindsay Lohan".
The move has already riled Lohan's father Michael, who criticized the film plans, and now the actress' mother Dina has confirmed she is talking to lawyers about the project. Lohan settled a multi-million dollar battle with executives at financial firm E-Trade back in September over allegations they mocked her in an advert, and Dina is convinced bosses behind "Dogs in Pocketbooks" could face a similar lawsuit.
She tells TMZ.com, "(The movie role) is definitely based on Lindsay's likeness... We have a very strong case. It's shadowing E-Trade... Anyone bringing negativity will be dealt with accordingly."
Lawyer Stephanie Ovadia, who has reportedly been retained by Dina, adds, "They are again using her likeness without her being compensated... Not only that but they are advertising the fact that they are using her likeness."