June 5th, 2012
11:16 AM ET
If a picture's worth a thousand words, Lifetime's likely hoping that the first still from "Liz & Dick" vouches for its casting.
The black-and-white still shows Lindsay Lohan as the late Elizabeth Taylor, styled to convey plenty of old Hollywood glamour. Kissing her neck in the aptly passionate photo is Grant Bowler of "True Blood," in character as Taylor's storied partner and sometimes co-star Richard Burton.
When Lifetime revealed its picks for Taylor and Burton's legendary love story, the network's executive VP of programming said Lohan is "one of the rare actresses who possesses the talent, beauty and intrigue to capture the spirit of such a provocative icon," although we know one outspoken media personality who strongly disagrees.
We know that being able to visually emulate Taylor isn't the same as being able to portray the person, but how does this image sway your opinion of Lohan in the starring role?
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