First look: Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor in Lifetime biopic

Lindsay Lohan (Elizabeth Taylor) and Grant Bowler (Richard Burton) star in the Lifetime original movie "Liz & Dick." Lifetime

Lindsay Lohan (Elizabeth Taylor) and Grant Bowler (Richard Burton) star in the Lifetime original movie "Liz & Dick."
Lifetime

(CBS News) Lifetime has released the first official photo of Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor in the network's upcoming TV movie "Liz & Dick."

The black-and-white image, released Monday, shows Lohan as Taylor and actor Grant Bowler ("True Blood") as Richard Burton.

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"Liz & Dick," which chronicles Taylor and Burton's romance, will premiere on Lifetime later this year. Production on the TV movie began Monday in Los Angeles, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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