Hookers, Victims & Doormats*

*Inspired by Shirley MacLaine's assertion that the best parts for actresses fall into one of the above categories

• Victim? Perp? Or blatant grab for Glenn Close-like Oscar nom? That's the question we have after reading this morning that actress Mischa Barton has signed onto star in the "indie thriller" Homecoming , in which she'll play the ex-girlfriend of a guy (Matt Long) who develops an "unhealthy obsession" with him and begins stalking him and and his new girlfriend. Here's hoping the film's producers will avoid any mention of boiled pet bunnies. [Variety ]