Lindsay Lohan Turned Down Role in The Hangover

Entertainment Jul. 8, 2009 AT 8:58AM
Linsday Lohan Lindsay Lohan arrives to the launch of Lindsay Lohan’s "Sevin Nyne" Tanning Mist at Sephora in Santa Monica, CA on April 30, 2009. Credit: Chris Polk/FilmMagic

She could have been in the hottest movie of the summer.

Instead, Lindsay Lohan, 23, declined the role of stripper Jade in The Hangover after declaring the screenplay "had no potential," Us Weekly reports in its its latest issue (on newsstands now).

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A source tells Us that director Todd Phillips approached Lohan to star in the hit flick – which has raked in $205 million so far – after their mutual agent campaigned on the actress' behalf.

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"The agent tried hard to get Phillips to consider her," says the source, "and when he finally agreed, Lindsay said she didn't like the script!"

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The role went to actress Heather Graham.

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