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Published: Wednesday, 4/20/2011

Lindsay Lohan to play Junior Gotti’s wife in new film

Actress says she’s excited at ‘huge honor’


LOS ANGELES — Lindsay Lohan is joining the big screen Gotti family and says it’s "a huge honor" to be cast in a film about one of New York’s most infamous families.

The filmmakers of "Gotti: Three Generations" announced Wednesday that Lohan will play the wife of John Gotti Jr.

She joins John Travolta, who will play John Gotti Sr. and Joe Pesci, who will play a deputy of Dapper Don.

The younger Gotti insists he left the mob life in the 1990s, but has been unsuccessfully tried four times on racketeering charges.

Lohan tells The Associated Press the film is "a great story to be told."

She says she’s attracted to the project because it veers from the shoot-’em-up style of other mob films.

She has accepted a role in another Fiore Films project, "Mob Street."

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