Paris Hilton wants to play Tinkerbell - not her pet Chihuahua, but the famed fairy from "Peter Pan."

A source tells us the celebutard is lobbying for the title role in Disney's live-action version of "Tinkerbell," in which the pixie finally gets a chance at life as a real girl.

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"Paris has worked on her acting chops lately and showed some comedy prowess in her YouTube spoof of running for president," our insider said. "

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Disney suits saw it and think she may be developing some comedic-actress potential."

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