The actress checked into Los Angeles' Wonderland treatment center last month in an effort to seek help for escalating personal issues, but she has continued to work while attending counseling classes.
Her publicist, Leslie Sloane Zelnick, now confirms the Mean Girls star will be taking a much-needed rest after completing her current slate of film and promotional work--and Bening's movie, A Woman of No Importance, will be scratched from her schedule.
In a statement to Web site TMZ.com, Zelnick says, "(She has) decided not to push herself."
This marks the second time the two actresses were supposed to work together--Bening was originally cast as Lohan's mother in Freaky Friday, but a scheduling problem forced the Being Julia star to pull out. Jamie Lee Curtis eventually landed the role.
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