According to ET Online, Lindsay Lohan will be playing a down-home prairie girl in a movie about a small-town country music station. According to "The Insider's" Marc Malkin, the Mean Girls star is the latest actress cast in Robert Altman's A Prairie Home Companion. In this different role, Lohan will be the daughter of one of Hollywood's most legendary actresses, Meryl Streep.

Country music favorites Lyle Lovett and Tom Waits will play singers in the movie, while renowned author Garrison Keillor, who wrote the screenplay, also joins the cast.

The upcoming Robert Altman project is expected to begin filming in April.