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Judge suggests Lohan delays movie

A judge has refused a request by Lindsay Lohan's attorney to ease restrictions involving drug and alcohol testing on the actress so she can film a movie in Texas.

The actress, wearing a grey suit, appeared sombre and concerned when she conferred with her attorney about attaching an alcohol-monitoring bracelet to her ankle and requiring drug testing every week in the Los Angeles area.

Lohan's attorney, Shawn Chapman Holley, told the judge Lohan was planning to travel to Texas to film a movie, but the judge suggested the actress may have to delay the project.

Superior Court Judge Marsha Revel offered to spend time reading Lohan and Mr Holley a list of reasons for ordering the bracelet, drug tests and an alcohol-education programme, but Holley declined and accepted the judge's decision.