Lopez quits Dallas movie

Jennifer Lopez has dropped out of the Dallas movie.

Jennifer Lopez has dropped out of the Dallas movie.

The Latin actress - who was set to play JR Ewing's troubled wife Sue Ellen in the adaptation of 70's cult drama - has reportedly quit the project.

The movie ran into trouble earlier this year when director Robert Luketic quit due to "creative differences".

The delayed casting for the part of glamorous Lucy Ewing has also caused mayhem among young Hollywood actresses.

The desirable role finally went to US TV actress Katie Cassidy, despite Lindsay Lohan and Jessica Simpson allegedly competing for the part.

Despite recent turmoil, the film has kept its biggest star so far - John Travolta, who stars as JR Ewing - and Hollywood legend Shirley MacLaine is hotly tipped to play Miss Ellie.

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