According to Deadline, Lifetime’s Liz & Dick is “a biopic chronicling the enduring love of movie icons Taylor and Richard Burton, whose fiery romance was the most notorious, publicized and celebrated love affair of its day.”
Lohan has become more known for her off-camera antics which include trips to the slammer, rehab and the loss of several movie roles. But Rob Sharenow, Executive Vice President of Programming, says he is excited to sign with Lohan for the project.
“We are thrilled Lindsay will portray beloved Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor,” he said. “She is one of the rare actresses who possesses the talent, beauty and intrigue to capture the spirit of such a provocative icon.”
Lohan also shared her enthusiasm for landing the part.
“I have always admired and had enormous respect for Elizabeth Taylor. She was not only an incredible actress but an amazing woman as well.” says Lohan. “I am very honored to have been asked to play this role.”
Production for Liz & Dick will begin in June.
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