Lohan Eyes 'Mission: Impossible" Role

Lindsay Lohan has a mission ... and she wants to accept it. The actress/singer says she has met with "Mission: Impossible III" director J.J. Abrams regarding the possibility of starring in the third i

Lindsay Lohan has a mission ... and she wants to accept it. The actress/singer says she has met with "Mission: Impossible III" director J.J. Abrams regarding the possibility of starring in the third installment of the 1960s TV show remake.

"I actually met with J.J. Abrams, who is directing," Lohan told "Access Hollywood" yesterday (May 17). "I'm a huge fan of 'Lost' and 'Alias,' so hopefully, we will see what happens. If so, I'll be in training for a few weeks, putting on some muscles."

Abrams, the creator of both hit TV shows, was tapped last year for the directing gig. Paramount Pictures, the studio producing the sequel, has yet to announce any casting besides its star, Tom Cruise. Sidekick Ving Rhames is also expected to return.

"It's kind of an incredible feeling, I'm scared," Lohan said of the prospect of working with Cruise. "If I do 'Mission Impossible III' that is going to be so exhilarating. I'm so excited, I just can't wait to do stunts and get all into it."

"Mission Impossible III" is scheduled to begin shooting this summer for release in 2006. The 18-year-old Lohan will star this summer in "Herbie: Fully Loaded," which hits theaters June 22, and will also host this weekend's season finale of NBC's "Saturday Night Live."


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