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Lindsay Lohan

I'm Living & Breathing Liz Taylor

to Prep for Movie Role

2/21/2012 11:40 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Lindsay just inked a deal with Lifetime to play Liz Taylor.
Lindsay Lohan ain't no slacker -- TMZ has learned, the actress is studying up hardcore for her new movie role ... doing everything she can to accurately portray a young Elizabeth Taylor.

In case you haven't heard -- Lindsay just inked a deal with Lifetime to play Liz Taylor in the network's new made-for-TV biopic called "Liz and Dick." Production is scheduled to kick off late March, after Lindsay's probation is terminated.

Lindsay is telling friends, she's taking her new gig extremely seriously -- "obsessing over getting the part right" for the film.

According to sources, Lindsay is doing nothing but watching old Liz Taylor movies to help her recreate the Hollywood icon's posture, speech, and every other little detail.

We're told Lindsay has also been watching old Liz interviews online and reading a bunch of Liz biographies.

Lifetime is taking a hard stance with Lindsay too -- demanding she complete ALL her probation requirements before filming begins ... which Lindsay has promised to do.

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cami    

Portraying Elizabeth Taylor? How disrespectful. No grace.

889 days ago
302.

macmom    

BREAKING WE HAVE TO STOP THIS ITS BAD ENOUGH THEY BASHED MICHAEL , NO JUSTICE AND NO THIS COME ON IM SURE THERE ARE PLENTY OF OTHER ACTRESSES, LIKE MAYBE CATHERINE ZETA JONES, I WILL NOT WATCH IT IF THEY PUT HER AS THE PART OF SUCH A CLASSY LADY -- LOVE YOU LIZ TAYLOR

889 days ago
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broncosgodess    

Blasphemy! What an incredible insult to a true actress. I loser lohan goes on a bender and ends up in prison before she can disgrace the memory of Liz Taylor

889 days ago
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BigRedFan    

Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor??? Are the producers crazy??? Lohan doesn't have the class or the talent to play that role. This movie will most definitely FLOP if Lohan is picked for this role. What a horrible choice. Lohan hasn't done anything right since she starred in the remake of the Parent Trap. That was the ONLY movie she did a great job in. Since then she has wasted her talent and she has used and abused the system with all her legal run ins and people are tired of listening to her and watching her make a mockery of the justice system. The only people who will now support her are her enablers who give her the alcolhol and drugs and who knows what else. Most sane people WILL NOT watch this movie if Lohan is cast as the lead and the movie will BOMB big time.

888 days ago
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NRE    

Nothing like a made for TV movie to relaunch the ole career..lol..seriously? They must have had Amy Whinehouse up for the role originally....what a joke. LL has the no style, no class and no talent. if she was not a constant train wreck we would not even remember her name.

888 days ago
306.

Andrea    

First of all, Elizabeth hated the nickname "Liz"! Second, who even watches Lifetime? This is going to be so embarrassing.

888 days ago
307.

Lo    

Liz was not a saint. She was a druggie as well.

881 days ago
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Terri Greer    

Who ever thought of Lohan for a Liz Taylor movie, there is no similarity at all?

853 days ago
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