Hot on the heels of news that Lindsay Lohan was designing an island off Dubai and naming said island "Lohan island," comes
wind of her latest project
— a starring role in new Saudi Arabian film,
, that emphasizes "female empowerment."
Lohan, who considers herself somewhat of a
, will reportedly play an American photographer named Anabelle, who travels to Saudi Arabia to become a teacher at a women-only university, questioning "her views on women, marriage and feminism" in the process. The timing of the film couldn't be better, considering the first movie theaters will soon open due to the government's lift on it's decades-long ban of cinema.
director Nancy Paton told UAE publication
that women's rights are on the come-up in Saudi Arabia, with a major focus on women driving.
will be one of the first Saudi bilingual films that comes out from the country after women start driving and cinema returns, and it will completely focus on female empowerment," she said. Fabulous.