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Wednesday
Nov212012

Lindsay Lohan's "Liz & Dick" Premieres on Lifetime This Sunday

Richard McLaren/Lifetime(NEW YORK) -- The most-talked-about TV movie of the year -- Liz & Dick -- premieres this Sunday night.

You already know who stars in the Lifetime movie: Lindsay Lohan.  She portrays Elizabeth Taylor opposite Grant Bowler's Richard Burton. 

Liz & Dick chronicles Taylor and Burton's roller-coaster romance, beginning with their work on the Oscar-winning film Cleopatra.

The early reviews for Liz & Dick have not been kind, but you can make your own judgment when it airs Sunday at 9 p.m. Eastern time on Lifetime.

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Tuesday
Oct022012

Lindsay Lohan's "Liz and Dick" to Premiere November 25

Richard McLaren/Lifetime(LOS ANGELES) -- The highly anticipated TV movie, Liz and Dick, which has been described as troubled actress' Lindsay Lohan's comeback film, will premiere on Lifetime November 25, the cable channel announced Monday.

The Mean Girls actress portrays Elizabeth Taylor opposite Grant Bowler, who plays Richard Burton. The Lifetime original movie centers on the famous couple's torrid love affair.

“I have always admired and had enormous respect for Elizabeth Taylor. She was not only an incredible actress but an amazing woman as well," Lohan said back in April on her role. "I am very honored to have been asked to play this role.”

News of Lohan portraying the iconic movie star came after her successful completion of court-mandated community service and therapy sessions, following a 2007 DUI case in Beverly Hills. Still, Lohan remains on informal probation for a 2011 shoplifting conviction; and has been plagued with bad press due to an alleged hit-and-run in New York City and a recent scuffle with a congressional aide regarding cell phone photos.

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