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Brittany Murphy to Replace Lindsay Lohan in 'Poor Things'?

February 6, 2008 (9:17 am) GMT
The 'Just Married' star is said to be seeking the possibility to fill in the empty role left by Lindsay Lohan in the dark comedy film directed by Scott Marshall.

is said to be filling the empty role left by troubled starlet . According to Hollywood Reporter, the co-star of in "Girl, Interrupted" is looking at the possibility to star in the dark comedy "Poor Things" after Lohan earlier dropped her involvement in the film.

Though it was said that the negotiation for the part hasn't been started yet, the certain thing is that if she is indeed signed, she will be joining the cast that include , Olympia Dukakis, and . She will also work under the direction of helmer Scott Marshall, and she will be teaming up with producers Rob Hickman and Jack Gilardi Jr. Meanwhile, the film itself resolves around two female con artists who became friends and decide to slain homeless men to collect on their insurance policies.

Like many successful Hollywood stars, Murphy started her film career from television series. She had appeared in "Drexell's Class" and "Boy Meets World" among others. In 1995, she made her movie debut when landing a role in "Clueless" with . Since then, she has played in various feature films, including "" and "". She recently has been cast to play in indie film "".

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