Lindsay Lohan reveals she's returning to U.S. to reclaim 'the life I've worked ...

She was once one of 's hottest rising stars.

But a string of run-ins with the law and struggles with addiction cut short Lindsay Lohan's movie career that began with her starring role in Disney's 1998 remake of The Parent Trap.

Now, though, Lohan, 33, is vowing to return to the U.S. to start making movies again, revealing on CNN's New Year's Eve telecast from Times Square that she's determined to reclaim 'the life I’ve worked so hard for'.

Lindsay Lohan revealed on CNN's New Year's Eve telecast from Times Square, New York, that she's returning to the U.S. in 2020 to reclaim her life and 'start filming again'

Lindsay Lohan revealed on CNN's New Year's Eve telecast from Times Square, New York, that she's returning to the U.S. in 2020 to reclaim her life and 'start filming again'

For the past several years, Lohan has been based abroad, first in London and then in Dubai while also spending time in Greece.

On Tuesday night, she appeared via satellite from Muscat, Oman, for an appearance on the CNN show hosted by Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen.

Asked about her resolutions for 2020, she revealed that she is currently managing her sister Ali's music career but, more importantly, she is also hoping to resurrect her own career.

'I want to really focus on me and everything that I can do in my life and come back to America and start filming again, which I’m doing something soon in this new year,' Lohan explained.

'And, you know, just taking back the life I’ve worked so hard for and sharing it with my family and you guys,' she added. 

The actress, 33, whose career crashed and burned in the late 2000's after string of arrests and rehab stints, appeared via satellite from Oman to talk to Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen

The actress, 33, whose career crashed and burned in the late 2000's after string of arrests and rehab stints, appeared via satellite from Oman to talk to Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen

'I want to really focus on me and everything that I can do in my life and come back to America and start filming again, which I’m doing something soon in this new year,' Lohan explained. 'And, you know, just taking back the life I’ve worked so hard for'

'I want to really focus on me and everything that I can do in my life and come back to America and start filming again, which I’m doing something soon in this new year,' Lohan explained. 'And, you know, just taking back the life I’ve worked so hard for'

For the past several years, Lohan has been based abroad, first in London and then in Dubai while also spending time in Greece

For the past several years, Lohan has been based abroad, first in London and then in Dubai while also spending time in Greece

Her last released film was 2013's The Canyons although she has been seen since then on the small screen, in a recurring role on the British sitcom Sick Note and in her own short-lived reality show Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club.

Most recently, she was one of the panel judges on Australia's The Masked Singer. 

Still, it will take some doing to come back from what Variety has called 'one of the biggest crashes in history'.

After making it big at the age of 12 thanks to The Parent Trap, Lohan became one of the most sought after young actresses in , cementing her status with such big screen hits as Freaky Friday in 2003 and Mean Girls in 2004, and starring opposite Meryl Streep in 2006's Prairie Home Companion.

Lohan found fame at the age of 12 with double roles in Disney's 1998 remake of The Parent Trap

Lohan found fame at the age of 12 with double roles in Disney's 1998 remake of The Parent Trap

She became one of the most sought after young actresses in Hollywood, cementing her status with such big screen hits as Freaky Friday with Jamie Lee Curtis in 2003

She also starred in the hugely successful Mean Girls in 2004 with Amanda Seyfried and Lacey Chabert

She became one of the most sought after young actresses in , cementing her status with such big screen hits as Freaky Friday in 2003, left, and Mean Girls in 2004, right

Lohan has not been seen on the big screen since 2013's The Canyons, pictured with co-star James Deen

Lohan has not been seen on the big screen since 2013's The Canyons, pictured with co-star James Deen

In May 2007, Lohan was briefly hospitalized after a car crash in Beverly Hills that led her to being charged with DUI and possession of cocaine.

She was arrested again in July 2007 in Santa Monica, California, for driving under the influence, possession of cocaine and driving on a suspended

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