We’d previously seen a series of grindhouse-tinged trailers
for director Paul Schrader
’s erotic LA drama The Canyons
. The film’s sneak peak of one of Lindsay Lohan
‘s most emotional performances has debuted attached to the controversial New York Times article about ‘What Happens When You Cast Lindsay Lohan in Your Movie
The film which co-stars porn star James Deen
is described as a contemporary thriller that depicts ‘Youth, Glamor, Sex and Los Angeles, circa 2012.’
The clip shows Lohan’s passionate performance thoroughly described in the article:
Deen came to life; throwing the negligée-wearing Lohan hard to the ground and pounding his fist into a wall with such fury I wondered if he had broken his hand. Lohan lay slumped on the floor, her hands guarding her face, shoulders shaking, tears pouring down her cheeks. Between takes, she listened to Ryan Adams’s cover of ‘Wonderwall.’ After three shots, Schrader said he was satisfied, and Lohan fumbled for a cigarette. She headed downstairs, and someone complimented her work.
‘Well, I’ve got a lot of experience with that from my dad.’
She didn’t elaborate, and no one asked.
Check out the first clip below:
Here’s the synopsis:
THE CANYONS is a contemporary L.A. noir from director Paul Schrader, writer Bret Easton Ellis, and producer Braxton Pope about the dangers of sexual obsession and ambition, both personally and professionally, among a group of young people in their 20′s and how one chance meeting connected to the past unravels all of their lives, resulting in deceit, paranoia, cruel mind games and ultimately violence.
Source: The Film Stage