Lopez Drops Out Of Dallas

JENNIFER LOPEZ has abruptly quit the much-anticipated big screen remake of classic 1970s show DALLAS. The MAID IN MANHATTAN actress was set to star opposite JOHN TRAVOLTA - who will play JR EWING - as his alcoholic wife SUE ELLEN. SHIRLEY MACLAINE is in talks to star as Ewing family matriarch MISS ELLIE and LUKE WILSON is rumoured to be taking on the role of BOBBY EWING. Lopez's representative LESLIE SLOANE ZELNICK confirms to American publication Star, "She is out of Dallas." This isn't the first report of trouble regarding the film - earlier this year (06), LEGALLY BLONDE director ROBERT LUKETIC quit the project citing "creative differences" and was reportedly unhappy with casting choices. BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM director GURINDER CHADHA is now attached to direct the film. The role of LUCY EWING has also been the subject of much speculation, with many of Hollywood's top young actresses vying for the part including JESSICA SIMPSON, LINDSAY LOHAN and KRISTIN CAVALLARI. The role ultimately went to 19-year-old KATIE CASSIDY, who stars in the US family drama 7th HEAVEN.


Contactmusic

Tags: Jennifer Lopez - Dallas - Maid In Manhattan - John Travolta - Shirley Maclaine - Luke Wilson - Legally Blonde - Robert Luketic - Bend It Like Beckham - Gurinder Chadha - Jessica Simpson - Lindsay Lohan - KRISTIN CAVALLARI

Advertisement

More Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez Wears Daring Leather Dress For New Music Video - Part 1

Jennifer Lopez can be seen straightening her long-sleeved leather minidress as she arrives at the Meatpacking District of New York City where she was due...

Jennifer Lopez Leaves The New York Set Of Her New Music Video - Part 2

Jennifer Lopez is guided back to her car by an assistant as she leaves the Meatpacking District of New York City where she was filming...

Jennifer Lopez Admits She Needs To Remain Single And Be On Her "Own" Right Now

Jennifer Lopez is undoubtedly one of music's biggest female stars today, but this recognition also means the 45 year-old singer is a constant target for...

Demi Lovato Swings And Misses With Body Positive Comment (But She's Still Really Cool)

Too often it seems like we get only examples of girl hate in media, but Demi Lovato is generally one to spread positivity and support...

Advertisement

Demi Lovato Praises Beyonce & Kim Kardashian For Revolutionising Perceptions Of Beauty

Demi Lovato has credited Beyoncé and the Kardashians with revolutionising how we perceive beauty. The 22-year-old singer recently posted an image on Instagram showing how...

Jennifer Lopez Still May Marry Again: "I'm Not One To Whore Around"

It could be a possibility that Jennifer Lopez has given up on the idea of being happily married as she has already been involved in...

Tyler Posey Launches Aggressive Job-Seeking Maneuver On J Lo At Teen Choice Awards

This is why we love the Teen Choice Awards. It’s not the glamour or the dresses, or the hordes of adolescents screaming their faces off....

Ariana, Zooey, J-Lo, Miley! When Actresses Become Songstresses

There seems to be a special musical buzz in the entertainment business at the moment reserved for screen actresses who are wanting to spread their...

Advertisement

Comments

Jennifer Lopez Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Jennifer Lopez

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All