LiLo’s younger brother to play drug addict in upcoming flick

Updated: Jan 20, 2011, 18:14 PM IST

Melbourne: Lindsay Lohan`s younger brother is all set to play a drug addict in an upcoming film.

Michael Jr. will play the role in the movie directed by his mother, Dina Lohan, reports Radar Online.

"We`re working on a movie for him, and I am the executive producer and director, with Michael being the star," quoted his mother as saying.

The movie, about a group of heroin-addicted college students, is in pre-production and filming is expected to begin in March.

"He better not win an Academy Award before me!" Lindsay Lohan said about her brother``s acting ambition, according to the Lohan matriarch.

This will be the first major role for Michael Jr., 23, whose only acting experience includes playing an extra in Lindsay``s 1998 blockbuster hit ‘The Parent Trap.’