Lindsay Lohan and Charles Manson
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03/27/2008 at 06:00 PM EDT
First Mark David Chapman, and now this! Lindsay Lohan
, fresh off her big-screen role opposite John Lennon's killer (aka the chubby Jared Leto) in Chapter 27
, has signed up to star in another film about a murderer – this time, it's Charles Manson.
Lohan, 21, will play one of Manson's cult followers, Nancy Pitman, in the movie Manson Girls
, E! Online
reports. The site quotes the film's producer, Brad Wyman, as saying, "Yes, I am doing it with Lindsay."
The actress has been busy back at work since her departure from rehab last fall.
She's also recording a new album and will costar in an upcoming Jack Black movie, Ye Olde Times.
But as she recently told PEOPLE
, she doesn't see this as a "comeback." "I think this is what I love to do," she said. "I'm just continuing to do it – in the right ways."
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