If Lindsay Lohan doesn't go back to jail as a result of today's news, I have an idea for a film project for her: It's a remake of Groundhog Day in which LiLo plays the Bill Murray role and wakes up every day to new criminal charges until she gets her act together. more »
In Monday afternoon's round-up of news stories, Twilight rocketed atop the box office again. Liz & Dick is Lifetime is a 'moderate' success despite the hype. Dubai picks an opening film and highlights lineup. Susan Boyle may head to the big screen. And India is set for a Cannes fete.
Given the off-the-charts camp factor in the tantalizing prospect of Lindsay Lohan playing Elizabeth Taylor, Lifetime might prize descriptions of Liz & Dick as "trashy" or "awful." So the network might harbor mixed emotions in reading that the movie about Taylor and her tumultuous romance with Richard Burton is actually pretty good, all things considered, despite an inevitably episodic nature and one glaringly unnecessary device. Such fact-based TV movies are rare these days, but this post-Thanksgiving telecast is just hammy enough to generate numbers rivaling the hordes of paparazzi that dogged the not-always-happy couple. more »
Lindsay Lohan does not read reviews of her performances, according to TMZ, which is a smart move when it comes to her much-publicized turn as Elizabeth Taylor in the Lifetime movie, Liz & Dick. The picture, which chronicles Taylor's tempestuous love affair with Richard Burton, doesn't air until Nov. 25, and already critics are carving into Lohan like she's a Thanksgiving turkey. more »
So far there's been sultry photos, a car crash and a fainting episode. Looks like Lifetime's movie on the uproarious marriages, fights, passion and boozing lives of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton are similarly dramatic in re-telling their story as in life. Beyond The Trailer host Grace Randolph caught up with New Zealand-born actor Grant Bowler at Comic-Con who revealed his "obsession" with Richard Burton, how he feels about special effects, and perhaps more intriguing, his impressions on working with co-star Lindsay Lohan. On the real Liz and Richard, he quips, "They fought as hard as they loved and they loved as hard as they drank…
Just a week after crashing her car into a truck between filming on her would-be comeback flick Liz & Dick, Lindsay Lohan has reportedly been hospitalized after being found unconscious in her hotel, though her condition is unknown. "ABC7 has learned Lindsay Lohan was taken to hospital after being found unconscious at Ritz-Carlton in Marina del Rey," ABC7 reported via Twitter. A follow-up Tweet from the outlet added: "Attorney tells ABC7 that 'She's fine.'" Developing...
Yep, it's happening. A week and change after finding their Dick Burton among True Blood's werewolf population, Lindsay Lohan and the makers of Lifetime's Liz & Dick have released the first production image from the romance-biopic. And, well... it's kind of shockingly classy. If you squint, LiLo and Grant Bowler actually kinda sorta look like the iconic couple. Anyone else pleasantly surprised?