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Lindsay Lohan doesn't want anyone, including a potential costar, derailing her comeback train. According to RadarOnline, Lohan is worried about the potential actors who could play Richard Burton in her Lifetime movie about Elizabeth Taylor.
With all eyes on the much-hyped project (which has already received the thumbs down from Liz Taylor fans such as Rosie O'Donnell), Lohan has to live up to pretty hefty expectations.
"I feel very sorry for her. I think she needs a lot of time away. ... She's had a lot of trouble doing every single movie, including SNL. She was out and not in rehearsal. I think she's not in a place to work," O'Donnell said of Lohan's casting.
Although production is set to start in just a few weeks, RadarOnline reports that the producers have yet to find Lohan a costar she finds worthy to play Richard to her Liz. The short list to play the legendary English thespian includes Gossip Girl star Matthew Settle, Meet the Spartans hunk Sean Maguire and television actor Craig Robert Young -- but none of them apparently has the spark Lohan wants in her onscreen love.
"Lindsay declared that none of the actors were the right fit and that she wanted to go to London to look for a possible Burton actor there," a production insider tells RadarOnline about Lohan's reaction to the three audition tapes.
"Lindsay is being an absolute nightmare about who should play Burton. She believes Matthew Settle is too old to play the role, and she wants a major A-list star to be her costar. However, her salary for the role took up a major portion of the budget, and the Burton gig will likely only pay $200k, max. The producers don't need to get Lindsay's approval of who will play Richard Burton, but they want to keep her happy."
Time's running out, and the producers still haven't found a Burton that Lohan approves of, possibly putting the production in jeopardy of a delayed start date.
"They are already in pre-production and it's very hard to conduct any rehearsals without the pivotal role of Richard Burton," the source says.