Lohan as Liz Taylor in new 'Liz & Dick' photos
August 31st, 2012
11:45 AM ET

Lohan as Liz Taylor in new 'Liz & Dick' photos

Now that production on Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" has wrapped, the network has issued a few new photos of Lindsay Lohan as Dame Taylor and Grant Bowler as Richard Burton.

The film chronicles Taylor and Burton's larger-than-life love affair and tumultuous relationship. The first still released of Lohan and Bowler in character was a black-and-white photo that evoked old Hollywood glamour, and the new still shots offer full color examples of how well Lohan filled Taylor's shoes.

One seems to draw inspiration from memorable photos from Taylor and Burton's first wedding:

While another re-creates Taylor's "Cleopatra":

And a third captures Lohan as Taylor the star:

What do you think of the photos?


Filed under: Celebrities • Lindsay Lohan • movies

soundoff (182 Responses)
  1. Whiplash

    Wow! Reading all the commemts(not all tooo many), 95% are haters or negative comments... The thing is,why does lohan generates a lot or too many attentions? Doesthat mean she is a celebrity of magnitude stature? Go lohan,go lyndsay!:-))

    November 23, 2012 at 7:31 pm | Report abuse |
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    September 23, 2012 at 6:29 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Ash

    I think Camilla Belle would have made a better liz. She has the right features and I think better acting. I don think Lindsey will do her justice. Better casting...I wish they wouldnt have just gave it to her to help her. They should give it to someone who will do well for the part. I think they thought lindsey would bring the attention. Not sure if its the right attention for the movie?

    September 23, 2012 at 3:31 pm | Report abuse |
  5. tesswilliams

    Lindsay looks so beautiful– and I can't wait to see her in this production. I love everything she's been in, and to all you haters I say YOU'RE IDIOTS. She's brilliant and she is mesmerizing. What she has is priceless and so rare– She has that treasured commodity, "It", and she's got it in spades. All you boring no-talents just shut the hell up. You don't want to watch her movies? Fine, nobody's making you. Get off her back, you haven't any clue as to what her life is actually like or for that matter what she is actually like. You only know what a bunch of rag reporters have driveled on about any odd week they haven't otherwise written their miserable, requisite 300-word-excuses for articles. End of story.

    September 13, 2012 at 12:16 am | Report abuse |
    • Sam

      Haters? Ha ha ha ha. She is a criminal, drug addict and has made a lot of poor choices. Most people are not haters, they are simply commenting on her being... well, LiLo.

      September 29, 2012 at 11:36 am | Report abuse |
  6. itsmenotyou

    It makes my stomach turn even thinking about her portraying and icon like Liz. :-(

    September 6, 2012 at 11:08 am | Report abuse |
  7. urabore.

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    September 4, 2012 at 5:34 am | Report abuse |
  8. Smart Potato

    Meh. Plus, she trashed that woman's Liz Taylor trailer they used for the movie. This is one spoiled brat who needs a good hard fall to wake her up.

    Bet this bombs at the box office, too.

    September 4, 2012 at 12:38 am | Report abuse |
    • Yes Seriously

      Hey, did you ever hear what happened with that? All I ever saw was the initial article saying that the trailer was trashed, and that she was the last to use it. That the studio was being a$$es about it and had called in their own people to investigate, rather than letting actual police and insurance investigators handle it.

      November 17, 2012 at 5:04 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Shannon

    If she stays outta trouble, stops partying, and works hard, I think Lindsey can pull it off. She's been down a rough road.....her and Liz Taylor prob have alot more in common that we realize. I hope for her this works out for her. But she needs to be around the right people.
    Everyone thought Robert Downey JR was washed up after his prison stint and nobody thought Drew was going anywhere after her nights of hard partying (Little Girl Lost). Its all up to her.

    September 4, 2012 at 12:04 am | Report abuse |
  10. ilove879

    enjoy

    September 3, 2012 at 3:21 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Tim

    http://www.timandjulie.org

    September 3, 2012 at 3:03 pm | Report abuse |
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    September 3, 2012 at 2:12 pm | Report abuse |
  13. chicago7

    I was a fan of La Liz. She was a great beauty and a great actress. But the fact was that she was quite the bad girl in her day, in the news all the time for her exploits as a man-stealer and overindulgances in partying, heavy drinking and overeating, which all took a toll on her looks. Yes, she outgrew all that but not until she got older and Burton, the love of her life, was out of her life. They brought out the best – and the worst – in each other. Taylor had more in common with Lohan than many of us seem to remember. And Lohan, who I confess I'm out of patience with, looks surprisingly like Liz in these photos. So I will see this movie probably and I hope for the sake of Liz's memory, that it's accurate and captures Liz's very human side as well as the beauty and goodness we remember her for.

    September 3, 2012 at 1:30 pm | Report abuse |
    • DJ

      I get that they've made her look very much like Liz, but the different, for me, is the same as the difference between Lohan and Marilyn Monroe. There's no inner glow. Watch newsreel clips of Liz and Marilyn and you see that they had an inner glow that made it impossible not to look at them. I just don't see that here. It's like the wax museum versions.

      September 3, 2012 at 3:39 pm | Report abuse |
    • chicago7

      DJ, you're right. It's the difference between being an actress, even a good actress, and being a star. There are a lot of gifted actors on the scene but star quality is a rarity. Lohan has some talent for acting but she is not a star.

      September 3, 2012 at 3:45 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Cranston Lamont

    I sincerely hope she does well with this role and it heads her off to bigger and better things.

    September 3, 2012 at 1:30 pm | Report abuse |
  15. chicago7

    I was a fan of La Liz. She was a great beauty and a great actress. But the fact was that she was quite the bad girl in her day, in the news all the time for her exploits as a man-stealer and overindulges in partying, heavy drinking and overeating, which all took a toll on her looks. Yes, she outgrew all that but not until she got older and Burton, the love of her life, was out of her life. They brought out the best – and the worst – in each other. Taylor had more in common with Lohan than many of us seem to remember. And Lohan, who I confess I'm out of patience with, looks surprisingly like Liz in these photos. So I will see this movie probably and I hope for the sake of Liz's memory, that it's accurate and captures Liz's very human side as well as the beauty and goodness we remember her for.

    September 3, 2012 at 1:28 pm | Report abuse |
  16. Matt

    So, they got her playing a dead person? And she's doing it?

    September 3, 2012 at 1:26 pm | Report abuse |
  17. Sahari

    What do I think of the photos? I think they've been released to 'help' us not focus on the fact that she's a young thug who has no respect for other people's property.

    September 3, 2012 at 12:30 pm | Report abuse |
  18. SixDegrees

    Ho ho ho.

    September 3, 2012 at 12:00 pm | Report abuse |
  19. Grace

    I'm horrified. Just horrified. One of the greatest ladies of film played by....well, she's no lady.

    September 3, 2012 at 11:41 am | Report abuse |
    • azDave

      Grace, Liz Taylor was definitely a star admired by many for her looks, but she was hardly a "lady" ... at least not in her stardom days. I find it hilarious how people like you can mentally rewrite history to fulfill some misguided need for hero worship, but it happens all the time so don't feel too badly.

      September 3, 2012 at 4:47 pm | Report abuse |
  20. scarlettmama

    Taylor is one of the most dynamic, talented, beautiful women in history. It would impossible to match her, even with a phenomenal actress today. Obivously, Ms. Lohan doesn't even come close to this stratosphere.

    September 3, 2012 at 11:07 am | Report abuse |
  21. Acting

    this was a hard role for LL ... she has no clue of liz's life other then reading, meeting with her, playing liz as an older woman must of been difficult a 25 yr old playing a woman in her40's and 50's is very difficult.

    same with singing..you don't know the singer...singer could be younger, yet you have to condition your voice to be similar to hers and make sure you don't sound like a donkey. LOL

    September 3, 2012 at 9:51 am | Report abuse |
  22. dysfuncts

    when people are dysfuncts..we must be better people and support them.

    September 3, 2012 at 7:54 am | Report abuse |
  23. trek 820

    In the limo photo I think she looks more like Jackie Collins than Liz.

    September 3, 2012 at 7:43 am | Report abuse |
  24. trek820

    She doesn't even look a little bit like Taylor. Quit supporting this female James Dean.

    September 3, 2012 at 7:41 am | Report abuse |
  25. LohanV

    dysfunctional people are very hard to break from..hopefully she can.

    September 3, 2012 at 6:43 am | Report abuse |
  26. butchwf

    she's busy she could care less.

    September 3, 2012 at 6:06 am | Report abuse |
  27. whale

    she will be nominated for a people choice award..this will be her breakout roll from all the drama...hopefull she will finally break away from all her dysfunctional life.

    September 3, 2012 at 5:28 am | Report abuse |
  28. Drew

    drew barrymore also came from a nut job family....all of them had mental illness..every single one of them..
    i commend her for breaking away from them...they were the greatest actors of all time..but j barrymore
    was a nut...

    September 3, 2012 at 5:27 am | Report abuse |
  29. Lover

    What a joke, come on Ms. Low Low as her can't wait to see how funny this will come off.

    It's like having Tori Spelling do a life movie about Cher!

    September 3, 2012 at 4:07 am | Report abuse |
  30. ianthomasyoung9

    She is an amazing actress and the pics look awesome. Drew Barrymore had her rebellious/drug phase when she was young but she came out of it. Robert Downey Jr, look at the comeback he made. He was in a penitentiary for crying out loud. We could go on and on. Leave the girl alone. The barrage of hate and disdain spewed in these posts is bordering on 'unhinged'.

    September 3, 2012 at 1:38 am | Report abuse |
    • roscoeiron

      If you think she is an amazing actress you must not be a film critic and I bet you think Kim Kardashian is a good actress, too. I suspect you thnk Honey Boo and Boo is the next Shirley Temple, as well.

      September 3, 2012 at 12:42 pm | Report abuse |
  31. CrystalV

    If Lohan stays clean and out of trouble, and the film is well scripted and well directed, she could end up with an Oscar nomination and restart her career successfully.

    September 3, 2012 at 12:22 am | Report abuse |
    • Stephen

      She can't win an Oscar for a film that is made for Lifetime and airs on television. Maybe an Emmy – but not an Oscar.

      September 3, 2012 at 12:34 am | Report abuse |
    • alan s

      To CrystalV: Yes. If. And if.

      September 3, 2012 at 12:17 pm | Report abuse |
  32. Rita_S

    She looks very beautiful.

    September 2, 2012 at 8:46 pm | Report abuse |
  33. cacique

    What a beautiful gal this Lindsay Lohan is
    and more than a decent actress
    She must keep trying
    and getting more difficult roles.

    September 2, 2012 at 8:01 pm | Report abuse |
  34. very s-xy

    use jethro to play the part of dick burton–ha

    September 2, 2012 at 6:55 pm | Report abuse |
  35. gahh

    Maybe they'll do a movie based on Green Acres, and Lohan could play Arnold Ziffle. She wouldn't even need any makeup.

    September 2, 2012 at 6:50 pm | Report abuse |
  36. Lin

    now now...here we go - lindsay lohan will do a decent job and we all know that.

    September 2, 2012 at 3:45 pm | Report abuse |
  37. Bookenz

    Casting Lyndsay Lohan as Elizabeth is joke. And an insult to Taylor.

    September 2, 2012 at 3:09 pm | Report abuse |
  38. Pants

    Boobs

    September 2, 2012 at 2:05 pm | Report abuse |
  39. Bob Ramos

    Lohan is a beautiful talented actress. She could eliminate her troubles by 80% by simply hiring a chauffer and using him/her 100%.

    September 2, 2012 at 1:44 pm | Report abuse |
    • hi2u

      she needs to go ahead and eat a bottle of oxys and wash it down with some jack. then we wont have to hear this pathetic crap ever again.

      September 2, 2012 at 6:53 pm | Report abuse |
  40. Alaric32

    WOW......she's a very pretty girl and a talented actress. I wish her the best. To all of the negative comments, how sad is it to attack or judge someone you've never met and is only portrayed through negative press? Can any of you imagine having no privacy or every move you make having someone shoving a camera in your face? Remeber she is a 26 year old young woman.....that is what your 20's are for...to grow and learn and make mistakes. Jesus Christ!!!! leave the girl alone!

    September 2, 2012 at 12:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • alan s

      To Alaric32: You criticize the commenters to this article, and you say Lohan suffers from negative press, and we should leave her alone. But Ms. Lohan chose a lifestyle and a profession that depends on other people watching her and being interested in her, and she brought on all that negative press herself, through her own misconduct.

      September 3, 2012 at 12:24 pm | Report abuse |
  41. talkic

    $kank. Liz must be rolling over in her grave.

    September 2, 2012 at 10:47 am | Report abuse |
  42. SirBobowe

    Hope she grows up soon....she is actually a great actress but in private life she is a nimblenuts

    September 2, 2012 at 9:09 am | Report abuse |
  43. Production

    will be good.

    September 2, 2012 at 8:05 am | Report abuse |
  44. Lohan

    hope it works out for her.

    September 2, 2012 at 7:34 am | Report abuse |
    • pamela ratiu

      I'm disappointed that the Elisabeth Taylor trailer was vandalized, if it were mine I would present a lawsuit to the studio. The photos are nothing like Elisabeth Taylor and most certainly nothing like Burton. I only hope the production is not a disappointment.

      September 2, 2012 at 7:51 am | Report abuse |
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    September 2, 2012 at 6:53 am | Report abuse |
  46. ilove879

    alot of men have changed...there are still punks..there is a percentage now that do not hang around these biatches anymore.....guys are getting stronger again which is good to hear.

    September 2, 2012 at 5:33 am | Report abuse |
  47. My guy friend said

    he never bang a bossy nut and never would...he was married to one and that was enough..some men are heading back to the calmer types..i am glad he just said this(ran to mens room) – he's 47 and said u get to a certain
    age and you just can't do it anymore.....oops here he comes...ha! night night!!!!

    September 2, 2012 at 5:27 am | Report abuse |
  48. The Stage

    the new actor will never be the original person .... she studied very hard for this part and was drug free.
    this is a challenging role and i feel people will say she did a great job.... we need to try to cheer her on, this
    is a woman with problems..I would not be surprised if she is nominated for a peoples choice award.

    Singing is the same way...you know your not the original singer and never will be that person. singers want to
    be as close to the original as possible–that's where the coach/director comes in...he will hear you sing the original piece
    and will tell you straight to your face....its sucks or its a go

    Lindsey will be a go.

    September 2, 2012 at 5:10 am | Report abuse |
  49. Dart

    lindsey is a weak person and hopefully she is receiving assistant to work on herself. her acting is decent but she needs to remember she has a disorder and always has to work on that problem every day.

    she will be nominated for ppl's choice award and will win.

    September 2, 2012 at 4:53 am | Report abuse |
  50. debra dodd

    Omg! you, almost all of you, sound like idiots! Yeah, you know who you are. How many of you really have a clue about her or her life? Lets put a camera on your life and see if any of you have room to talk. I am not a lindsy fan but im not a hater either. that is the problem with the world, every one is to worried about what everyone else is doing, they find it easy to justify what they are doing. without realizing they are half the problem!

    September 2, 2012 at 4:16 am | Report abuse |
  51. mgd

    Sissy Spacek looked nothing like Loretta Lynn (Coal Miner's Daughter), Diana Ross looked nothing like Billie Holiday (Lady Sings The Blues), but both actresses pulled off an extraordinary performance of their lives as an actress. The question is not about what Lindsey looks like...it's about her performance as an actress portraying Elizabeth Taylor.

    September 2, 2012 at 1:45 am | Report abuse |
  52. Liveandletlive

    Wow, so many scathing remarks. I wonder how many of the people that made those comments here are perfect themselves. I hope Lindsay's performance proves them all wrong, she is certainly capable of doing that. Liz herself was no angel, she was always in the gossip columns with her very colorful life, but back then that type of behavior from movie stars was exciting to hear about And as for Lindsay, I am 62 years old and I am not about to judge someone based on bad press and bad behavior, i am not perfect either I hope she can use this role to start over.

    September 2, 2012 at 1:42 am | Report abuse |
  53. realhousewivesrealprofessor

    She looks/acts/sounds nothing like Elizabeth Taylor, and doesn't have the acting chops to pull off the role. She did a bang up job in "Mean Girls" but that was a light comedy. Comedy is hard but it's not at all like drama. I've never understood why people think she has such "potential." If she has "such potential" than so does Tara Reid! She also has been cute and funny in comedies.

    September 2, 2012 at 12:30 am | Report abuse |
  54. BB

    I have to say that she looks good when she's made up and not strung out. That doesn't really make any difference for this since she looks nothing like Elizabeth Taylor and she's still a terrible actress.

    September 1, 2012 at 10:59 pm | Report abuse |
  55. Nut

    never bang a nut...you'll be stuck the rest your life.

    September 1, 2012 at 10:15 pm | Report abuse |
  56. test

    test

    September 1, 2012 at 10:04 pm | Report abuse |
  57. Lisa

    What a slap in the face to Elizabeth Taylor.

    September 1, 2012 at 9:52 pm | Report abuse |
  58. machine.

    she's a beautiful girl .. lets hope she stablizes...

    September 1, 2012 at 7:59 pm | Report abuse |
  59. slinky

    I guess she could pass as Ellie May on the Beverly Hillbillies. That's about Lohan's speed.

    September 1, 2012 at 7:41 pm | Report abuse |
  60. The Poor Dear

    we need to support her she has alot of emotional problems. we have to hope she's taking her medication every day and seeing professional help.

    September 1, 2012 at 6:52 pm | Report abuse |
  61. Michael G. Photographer in Toronto

    Ok.. not many people on here like Lindsay..As has been stated its a TV movie and Lindsay will probably the first of many to play this character. Lets reserve our options and comments when we can compare. Time will tell. Liz Taylor was a classic timeless star. Lets see over the years who can hold a candle to her. Also I don't see any suggestions of whom else they would have chosen. Anyway lets wait and see and not jump the gun. BTW I do think Lindsay is very photogenic.. not up on her acting ability.

    September 1, 2012 at 6:42 pm | Report abuse |
  62. orekan

    I suggest you rename this as The Joan collins movie.

    September 1, 2012 at 6:37 pm | Report abuse |
  63. therealdeal

    You can put lipstick on a pig . . . but it's still a pig.

    September 1, 2012 at 6:27 pm | Report abuse |
  64. Makeup and Hair

    Makeup and hair are fantastic

    September 1, 2012 at 5:21 pm | Report abuse |
  65. time w.

    you'll love it.

    September 1, 2012 at 5:20 pm | Report abuse |
  66. Dave

    Too bad she's a thief.

    September 1, 2012 at 4:51 pm | Report abuse |
  67. Dial from SoCal

    Lohan is no Liz Taylor–no way, no how!

    September 1, 2012 at 4:04 pm | Report abuse |
  68. hillbilleter

    They've colored her like Liz, but that doesn't make her into Liz. She's still got that cheap, tacky look about her. And I don't recall Liz having the broad shoulders and boy hips.

    September 1, 2012 at 3:50 pm | Report abuse |
  69. rlm

    Liz had drug problems mainly because she had a bad back and other ailments not really a druggie. Alcohol became a problem. She was not the classiest but she was much more beautiful and refined acting. You can not compare her to the pantyless tarts of today.

    September 1, 2012 at 3:38 pm | Report abuse |
  70. rlm

    Liz had chiseled features even when overweight. Lindsay is blowsy in her twenties with botox. Travesty.

    September 1, 2012 at 3:34 pm | Report abuse |
  71. Michelle C.

    he definatley doesn't have the charm of richard burton ...

    September 1, 2012 at 2:41 pm | Report abuse |
  72. Michael C.

    don't worry about old lady.. she's seeing another ff tonight-
    silly pest–lets see 2 months i let you run with it...good night my dear.

    if you want to Hoagie..we can figure it out...this falll

    September 1, 2012 at 2:35 pm | Report abuse |
  73. Old lady

    This woman looks nothing and I mean nothing like Liz Taylor, What an insult to Liz.

    September 1, 2012 at 2:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • Randy

      If you ar a old lady that would explain why you missed her stunning beauty. Regards RK

      September 1, 2012 at 3:11 pm | Report abuse |
    • John W.

      On the contrary you bitter Old Lady; in that make up and those costumes, she looks EXACTLY like her.

      September 1, 2012 at 3:19 pm | Report abuse |
    • UhHuh

      Hollywood can make you look like ANYBODY THEY want.

      September 1, 2012 at 3:39 pm | Report abuse |
  74. jack

    Pretty good likeness of Liz. No so, Burton.

    September 1, 2012 at 1:56 pm | Report abuse |
  75. Michael Caliazzo

    the clothes she wore were very exciting!

    September 1, 2012 at 1:39 pm | Report abuse |
  76. Michael Caliazzo

    We miss Ron palillo.

    September 1, 2012 at 1:18 pm | Report abuse |
  77. Michael Caliazzo

    dick Burton was a Great man with a big Dick.

    September 1, 2012 at 1:17 pm | Report abuse |
  78. Michael Caliazzo

    We cannot wait to watch her in this saga.

    September 1, 2012 at 1:16 pm | Report abuse |
  79. Michael Caliazzo

    we are so proud of her.

    September 1, 2012 at 1:15 pm | Report abuse |
  80. LaLiz

    Liz loved alot of s-x

    September 1, 2012 at 11:57 am | Report abuse |
  81. Carol

    Lohen is dressed up as Liz, and the side shot of her in the supposed to be Richard Burtons arms is quite good. Nobody could come off looking like Liz. Lohens lips are too full in one shot, unlike Liz. Lifetime movie will be interesting, if you can just stop comparing both Liz and Richard to the players, nobody else would be any better trying to emulate them anyway. Liz did not take other womens husbands from them, they dropped their wives and ran after her.

    September 1, 2012 at 11:53 am | Report abuse |
  82. pat

    I do not care for Lindsay but thats not what we were asked to comment on..... in the the photos are quite good and do bear a decent resemblance to Liz.. and filling her shoes ( and dress)...(and face) ( and eyes).. is no easy feat.
    so lets save the well deserved lohan bashing for the next article on Lindsay's bad behavior..... which actually do place a day before yesterday!

    September 1, 2012 at 11:34 am | Report abuse |
  83. Huh?

    Liz loved s-x–

    September 1, 2012 at 11:33 am | Report abuse |
  84. WaitWhat?

    We tend to remember Liz Taylor as elegant and classy. However in her day she caused her share of drama and trouble. Granted she did not steal anything, well other than other women's husbands, but she has a drunken drug addict at times too, and by her own admission. It was only in her later years that she calmed down and focused on charities and other commendable acts such as being one of the first voices to aids victims. I loved Liz Taylor and just maybe Lindsay still has a chance... with her nutty parents its no wonder she is messed up. Even Liz stated she had a soft spot for Lindsay a year or so before her death. I'm withholding opion on her casting till I see the movie.

    September 1, 2012 at 11:13 am | Report abuse |
  85. Snow

    The makeup is excellent

    September 1, 2012 at 10:53 am | Report abuse |
  86. Snow M. Marina

    i think she's a great choice and chance for a good back in acting.

    September 1, 2012 at 10:45 am | Report abuse |
  87. natalie s. king

    she does the great legend not justice. a poor choice to depict such a remarkable women.

    September 1, 2012 at 10:05 am | Report abuse |
    • John W.

      You're obviously not old enough to remember all of the scandal Liz got herself into in her younger days.

      September 1, 2012 at 3:21 pm | Report abuse |
  88. The Stage

    the new actor will never be the original person .... she studied very hard for this part and was drug free.
    this is a challenging role and i feel people will say she did a great job.... we need to try to cheer her on, this
    is a woman with problems..I would not be surprised if she is nominated for a peoples choice award.

    Singing is the same way...you know your not the original singer and never will be that person. singers want to
    be as close to the original as possible–that's where the coach/director comes in...he will hear you sing the original piece
    and will tell you straight to your face....its sucks or its a go

    Lindsey will be a go.

    September 1, 2012 at 8:55 am | Report abuse |
  89. Sandie

    she doesn't look like Taylor. liz had beauty not alot of women are blesssed with that and she could act. hope she does a good job portraying her. we'll have to see.

    September 1, 2012 at 8:16 am | Report abuse |
  90. Liz and Lindsey

    Lindsey can do it. she has a drug problem. she is a decent actress and can do this role. she has crazy parents who are totally dysfunctional. i think we need to give her a chance. lindsey and Liz have met prior to filming this movie so i am sure Liz told her what to do. i've done my lindsey trashings also but we to let her shine and show she's mature.

    the film has been completed for weeks and i'm sure she was under strict direction with this role.

    September 1, 2012 at 6:55 am | Report abuse |
  91. Snowie

    the studio make be taking advantage of her so she needs to be more protective with people she is not sure she can trust and she does.

    September 1, 2012 at 6:46 am | Report abuse |
  92. Zipwizard

    LiLo looks real good. She can handle the part just fine. All the tribulation puts her in the same line of suffering as Liz. She probably channeled that and the director captured it.

    LiLo has some maturity to get through.
    However, I think the studio is taking advantage of her notoriety. Some of the trouble making could be fake.

    September 1, 2012 at 6:09 am | Report abuse |
  93. GReg

    Even though I am not fussy one the person play Liz ( that would be a very hard role to do) but in the photo's you looks good as Liz-- is she can pull this off reasonably well- then good for her. If she screws it up, bad news for her. Liz fans will be very tough critics. As for Liz rolling over in her grave, I dont think so. She had her own demons to fight, and would under stand -Liz will roll over, if it is not done well, or disrespectful. If she can pull this one of, then maybe people have to be too quick to right her off ( and that is very hard for me to say, as she just bothers me, with all the favouritism she has got from the courts- but if they think she can do, lets see what she is made off. I am sure, with their demons that they have both battled, one has a great insight to the other-I will go see the movie, because I love Liz and want to see her memory honored.

    September 1, 2012 at 5:38 am | Report abuse |
  94. Terry Brookman

    Just what is functional and is it better than most of us? The guy flipping burgers who stays drunk most of the time he just isn't a star and not on the news everyday. Or perhaps your children, they could be getting high on the school us and buying from the driver. Functional is a overrated word hell most of us are functional in some way, we just don't get a million dollars for it She doesn't have any class. she gets caught and that is her real sin to the masses. We love to think we would have better sense but that is a myth, look at where some of the lotto winners end up and the only talent they need is spend money.

    September 1, 2012 at 1:23 am | Report abuse |
  95. mannydanny34

    I don't care HOW crazy she is – I'd do her till the cows came home.

    As it were...

    September 1, 2012 at 12:04 am | Report abuse |
  96. Linda

    Boycott all LL movies. Send the message that LL is done.

    August 31, 2012 at 10:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • Max

      Why?

      September 1, 2012 at 12:39 am | Report abuse |
    • caw

      Are you boycotting Charlie Sheen as well? I've personally blocked FX from my cable box because they actually are paying the idiot money.

      September 1, 2012 at 9:14 am | Report abuse |
  97. warren

    Liz turning over in her grave! Of all people hollywood lindsay lohen!

    August 31, 2012 at 10:17 pm | Report abuse |
    • Frank

      @warren: You obviously have no knowledge of Liz's rebellious, scandal-plagued early years, do you?

      September 1, 2012 at 3:23 pm | Report abuse |
  98. Tracie

    It is just a cheap made for tv movie role that no one else wanted. That Is the only reason she got it. She probably worked for almost free and just to get the publicity. It is a made for TV movie. Even I wouldn't be bragging about that.

    August 31, 2012 at 9:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • Mikey

      She got paid $100,000.....so it's almost for free....I suppose....

      August 31, 2012 at 11:42 pm | Report abuse |
  99. Tracie

    I am the real Tracie and LILO is yuck yucky. I won't even make pooo jokes about her. She is a sad sad yucky celeb. A do do smelly do do head that is smelly and gross and yucky.

    August 31, 2012 at 9:19 pm | Report abuse |
    • Smokeansmirrors

      That pic of her as Liz is a great example of what you can do with photoshop. It's a shame that shes lost any hope of looking that good without the the help of makeup artists and special effects.

      August 31, 2012 at 9:34 pm | Report abuse |
  100. LL

    reports say...... lindsey is trying to get it together...lets give her a chance.

    August 31, 2012 at 9:07 pm | Report abuse |
    • Tracie

      Let's all tell her how disappointed we are in her being such a disappointment and a do do sandwich.

      August 31, 2012 at 9:21 pm | Report abuse |
  101. Geoscba

    Lindsay Lohan playing Elizabeth Taylor feels almost as insulting as having Paris Hilton playing Grace Kelly. There have to be far more talented and dignified actresses to play her. I realize she lost it a bit as she got older, but she deserves a dignified portrayal.

    August 31, 2012 at 8:52 pm | Report abuse |
  102. Martyr2

    "I am not just a tramp, I play one on TV" – Lindsay Lohan

    August 31, 2012 at 8:48 pm | Report abuse |
  103. Intelects...

    thanks goodness we have them to learn from ... for me... after a days work i want to get under the covers with a great guy, cuddle and watch tv..LOL

    August 31, 2012 at 8:27 pm | Report abuse |
  104. LL

    she looks great with black hair and the red lips..a much better look for her...

    August 31, 2012 at 8:19 pm | Report abuse |
  105. Banging Jokes are...

    just jokes...i hope people are not offended by it...its working with 7 men for almost 30 years that say this
    stuff all day and my bkly heritage...its all in fun.

    August 31, 2012 at 8:15 pm | Report abuse |
  106. frankie

    I think that Lindsay will make a good Elizabeth,go gettem girl!luv ya.

    August 31, 2012 at 7:37 pm | Report abuse |
  107. peacemonger

    the evidence does suggest LL is a terrible person

    August 31, 2012 at 7:26 pm | Report abuse |
  108. Name*funny

    This her chance to come back. Take it girl.

    August 31, 2012 at 6:25 pm | Report abuse |
  109. Diane

    I wish she'd just go away. She sucks as a human being and an actress.

    August 31, 2012 at 5:09 pm | Report abuse |
    • JOHN

      SAY WHAT YOU LIKE THE GIRL IS A CELEBRITY AND I HOPE SHE STRAIGHTENS OUT HER PERSONAL ISSUES. THE GIRL IS A PRETTY WOMAN AND HAS MANY TALENTS.

      August 31, 2012 at 5:14 pm | Report abuse |
    • cacique

      It looks that she is trying to act as professionally as she possibly can. Trying to look like Liz is already a humongous task but I think she can do it.
      We all have issues of all kinds, but for someone to wish us, or anybodyelse, deleted means that finally we are before someone who is a pristine and an immaculate human being.
      Or just another cyber-bully, which kind are you D..?

      August 31, 2012 at 6:14 pm | Report abuse |
  110. Dave

    Where is "Best in Show" when one needs to take LiLo for a walk?

    August 31, 2012 at 4:56 pm | Report abuse |
  111. Tracie

    I take back all I said. I'm in love with her.

    August 31, 2012 at 4:30 pm | Report abuse |
  112. crow

    Meryl would have been perfect but the movie probably could not meet her standards.

    I am so turned off by Lohan and her antics, I can't bring myself to watch anything with her in it. Charlie's heading in the same category. But then, I think the same of Madonna.

    August 31, 2012 at 4:16 pm | Report abuse |
  113. Rick

    Its just a made for TV movie. Not going to be in theaters or anything.

    August 31, 2012 at 4:11 pm | Report abuse |
  114. barbara

    They should have hired Meryl Streep to play Liz. Meryl is a genius and can pull off any role. she's get all the mannerism and Liz's speech down to a tee. I don't care how old Meryl is.... she could do it!!!

    August 31, 2012 at 3:55 pm | Report abuse |
  115. Ralph in Orange Park, FL

    Adding this movie to my must-miss list.

    August 31, 2012 at 3:51 pm | Report abuse |
  116. Rick

    The actress, who’s recently been a suspect in a burglary and the destruction of a dressing room trailer once belonging to Elizabeth Taylor, also faces scrutiny after a $46,000 bill she racked up at the hotel Chateau Marmont went unpaid … and went public.

    August 31, 2012 at 3:50 pm | Report abuse |
  117. La Critique

    That rug munching meth head dresses up nicely.

    August 31, 2012 at 3:49 pm | Report abuse |
  118. durangodevil

    good question Jayson....think real hard now.

    August 31, 2012 at 3:13 pm | Report abuse |
  119. Jayson

    Why do things keep turning up missing wherever she is?

    August 31, 2012 at 3:10 pm | Report abuse |
  120. Banging Men

    she likes to bang men..no way listen to me ....she is basically a decent woman...if the person makes her feel comfortable and not like wench....he will be very happy. nothing like a 430am breakfast i always say.

    August 31, 2012 at 2:50 pm | Report abuse |
    • LeeLee

      nope. Even had a long term relationship with her female publicity director. LiLo reportedly tried to run over her when they broke up. Look it up on Internet.

      August 31, 2012 at 2:55 pm | Report abuse |
    • wow...

      didn't think she liked the beave...i thought she liked the rise of the machine...

      August 31, 2012 at 3:11 pm | Report abuse |
  121. LeeLee

    Most reports say she is a lesbian. Absolutely nothing wrong with that. I wonder of she is having problems coming to terms with it?

    August 31, 2012 at 2:43 pm | Report abuse |
  122. Miss Peace

    Lindsey is not going to worry about a pack..when she has towns and friends who love her. she will tell them off...
    but she is full of love. if you didn't get respect..it was because you didn't give it to her and there she gave it right
    back and will always do that. so you sell..we have to help her and realize she's not well

    August 31, 2012 at 2:36 pm | Report abuse |
  123. Its not a question of liking this person

    i feel for people who are stuck .. i always did...that's why i help people with mental problems. Lindsey and many others have a chance to get it together but they don't...they stay in a stuck situation...She is a decent actress but she ruins every single time...you have want people to love you not hate you. you can bash me all you want ... i will let you know it and new already ...my life is different i have too much love in my life...Lindsey does not.

    August 31, 2012 at 2:33 pm | Report abuse |
  124. Lindsey's problem

    she is loaded problems and sucked into them a this point can't even figure out what to do anymore–i can pinpoint
    this from not even knowing her...male or female have to see a professional..you have to love who are first and then you can love–lindsey doesn't love herself.

    August 31, 2012 at 2:28 pm | Report abuse |
  125. Dysfunctional

    she's not my type..she has a disorder but i would help her.

    August 31, 2012 at 2:23 pm | Report abuse |
  126. Work with Dysfunctional People

    she is a dysfunctional, insecurewoman with many problems. that's all it is. she is not a biatch...will she "punch back"?
    only when she has to.

    August 31, 2012 at 2:21 pm | Report abuse |
  127. Marty

    You actually like her? Eeeeewwww grosss

    August 31, 2012 at 2:17 pm | Report abuse |
  128. Jealous Whale

    lindsey is well love by all and always will be.

    August 31, 2012 at 2:17 pm | Report abuse |
  129. too many nosey whales.

    lindsey will see him...too many whales in the way right now.

    August 31, 2012 at 2:15 pm | Report abuse |
  130. Mia

    She is just a snail trail. A disgusting person.

    August 31, 2012 at 2:14 pm | Report abuse |
  131. Levar T

    Many say she is one of the most despised people in Hollywood / NO ONE wants to work with her. Reports are she is always late to the set, often appears hung over, rude to everyone, doesn't know lines, trashes dressing rooms, and things seem to turn up missing wherever she goes (five finger discount?). She is the absolute worst.

    August 31, 2012 at 2:12 pm | Report abuse |
  132. Jeff

    They said she really treated the male actor like dirt. Acted likeshe was far to important to even reply when he said something. We out of her way to let him know she considered him "beneath her". She was very upset they didn't choose a big name actor to play Richard Burton. (LiLo is a complete b!tch. A horrible horrible person)

    August 31, 2012 at 2:07 pm | Report abuse |
  133. Gouda

    Chick may be a crackhead, but her cans are smoking

    August 31, 2012 at 2:03 pm | Report abuse |
  134. Tracie

    I heard Roseanne Barr plays the elder Liz Taylor.

    August 31, 2012 at 1:26 pm | Report abuse |
  135. Tracie

    She looks fairly nice in these photos. That's what photoshop can do for a gal. Even got rid of the needle tracks.

    August 31, 2012 at 1:23 pm | Report abuse |
  136. Hollywood

    She looks lovely but can she pull off this role? Liz Taylor was a classic beauty and Hollywood icon. Good luck Miss Lohan.

    August 31, 2012 at 12:58 pm | Report abuse |
  137. Gary

    Looking good! Has Lohan figured out how to stay alive?

    August 31, 2012 at 12:32 pm | Report abuse |
  138. Acting.

    she looks amazing..name of male actor now. very hurt if its the wrong actor i truly wanted.

    August 31, 2012 at 12:28 pm | Report abuse |
  139. mixtape

    Not gonna lie, hair and makeup did a pretty awesome job here. But I have a feeling the resemblence will end once we see her in motion instead of a few still photos.

    August 31, 2012 at 12:16 pm | Report abuse |
  140. Male..

    folks...the movie is getting funnier and funnier isn't it.

    August 31, 2012 at 12:16 pm | Report abuse |
  141. TimSul

    Liz never had those inflated fish-lips.

    August 31, 2012 at 12:11 pm | Report abuse |
  142. fantasic pic

    Who's going to play Dick Burton

    August 31, 2012 at 12:06 pm | Report abuse |

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