Posts tagged "Elizabeth Taylor"

‘Burton and Taylor’ Trailer: Helena Bonham Carter Makes a Lovely Liz Taylor

Here’s your first look at Helena Bonham Carter’s transformation into Elizabeth Taylor in the new BBC TV movie Burton and Taylor.
The Wire’s Dominic West (all hail McNulty) stars as Taylor’s fifth husband Richard Burton, at a time when the couple decided it was a good idea to revive the play Private Lives. The year…

Peggy Truong / July 6, 2013

Lindsay Lohan’s ‘Liz & Dick’ Nabs 3.5 Million Viewers; ‘The Voice’s’ Cee Lo Green Guest Starring on ‘Anger Management’

Lindsay Lohan’s portrayal of Elizabeth Taylor on Lifetime’s Liz & Dick garnered 3.5 million total viewers Sunday night with an average of 1.3 million viewers in the ad-coveted 18-49 demographic. The biopic was down 3 million viewers from the network’s Steel Magnolias remake in early October, which had a total of 6.5 million viewers. Steel Magnolias’ rating…

Lauren DiMascio / November 26, 2012

‘Liz & Dick’: What Went Wrong (Hint – It Wasn’t Lindsay Lohan)

It would be easy to blame Lindsay Lohan for the complete and total failure of Liz & Dick, Lifetime’s gossip-shrouded chronicle of the relationship between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.

But it wouldn’t be fair, even if her off screen antics didn’t make for at least as many headlines as Taylor and Burton’…

Todd Gilchrist / November 26, 2012

Flashback Friday: Elizabeth Taylor in ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ (VIDEO)

Oh, Elizabeth Taylor!

The movie star who defined a generation, epitomized old Hollywood glamour and proved that a pretty face certainly can act is back.

Well, sort of.

This Sunday night, the late, great legend Ms. Taylor lives on in a special Lifetime biopic starring Lindsay Lohan as the…

Celebuzz / November 23, 2012

Elizabeth Taylor’s Last Husband Larry Fortensky Says He’ll Watch Lindsay Lohan Play His Ex-Wife in ‘Liz & Dick’ (EXCLUSIVE)

It may have already been panned by the critics, but Elizabeth Taylor’s final husband Larry Fortensky will watch Lindsay Lohan play the screen icon in Lifetime’s Liz & Dick.

Fortensky, 59, who was married to Taylor between 1991 and 1996 after the pair met at The Betty Ford Center, is getting ready to watch…

Cliff Renfrew / November 23, 2012

Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor: Does the ‘Liz & Dick’ Star’s Look Do Her Idol Justice? (GALLERY)

Though she never met her, Lindsay Lohan campaigned heavily for the role of Elizabeth Taylor on Lifetime’s movie, Liz & Dick.

“I just think her story is so incredible,” Lohan said on Tuesday’s The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. “I think her love story with Richard Burton is really beautiful. And, she’s done…

Jethro Nededog / November 21, 2012

From ‘Twilight’’s Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson to Anne Hathaway and Michael Jackson: Meet Noel Cruz and His Celebrity Look Alike Dolls (VIDEO)

Twilight fans, there’s a new Edward and Bella in town. Sort of.

The beloved characters from the film franchise, currently starring in the fifth and final big screen installment Breaking Dawn — Part 2, have been transformed into doll form.

And Noel Cruz, the man behind the long line of celebrity…

Celebuzz / November 19, 2012

‘Liz & Dick’: The Reviews Are In for Lindsay Lohan’s Elizabeth Taylor Biopic

In just over a week, Lindsay Lohan will make her return to the small screen, playing Elizabeth Taylor in the highly-anticipated Liz & Dick.

With Grant Bowler playing Richard Burton — the Hollywood icon’s husband number five – in the Lifetime TV movie, the story follows the couple’s hot and heavy romance that spanned…

Peggy Truong / November 16, 2012

Lindsay Lohan, Naomi Watts and Agnes Bruckner: 30 Actors in Real-Life Roles (GALLERY)

Real life or reel life? The line is being blurred.

Though Hollywood has long been all about recreating history, this year in particular seems to have seen a spike in historical flicks. The newest biographical project to bring to life an icon is The Anna Nicole Story, an upcoming made-for-TV movie for which Lifetime

Cory Lopez / October 4, 2012

Lindsay Lohan Channels Elizabeth Taylor in New Stills From ‘Liz & Dick’ (PHOTOS)

After getting evicted from the Chateau Marmont and being accused of yet another jewelry heist, Lindsay Lohan isn’t exactly having the best week ever.

However, things may change for the 26-year-old starlet now that Lifetime has released brand-new photos from Liz & Dick, the upcoming TV movie in which Lohan plays the late Oscar-winning ico…

Crystal Bell / August 30, 2012

Lindsay Lohan Wraps Filming On ‘Liz & Dick’ Set, Channels Elizabeth Taylor’s ‘Cleopatra’ Character (PHOTOS)

Lindsay Lohan channeled one of Dame Elizabeth Taylor’s most iconic roles on Monday, as she was seen on Lifetime’s Liz & Dick set in Los Angeles donning a Cleopatra wig and gaudy eye makeup.

The controversial actress celebrated her 26th birthday on set, and bared a striking resemblance to Taylor’s character in the 1963 film Cleopatra.

/ July 3, 2012

Lindsay Lohan Works the Fur On Set of ‘Liz & Dick’ (PHOTOS)

Lindsay Lohan showed her warm and fuzzy side while on set of her Lifetime movie Liz & Dick on Thursday afternoon.

The embattled actress, 25, channeled the late Dame Elizabeth Taylor as she stepped out in a furry hat and cream-colored dress.

Despite a brief bout with exhaustion this past week,…

/ June 22, 2012

Lindsay Lohan Channels Elizabeth Taylor in New Still From ‘Liz & Dick’ (PHOTO)

Lindsay Lohan does her best impression of Elizabeth Taylor in this newly released photo from the TV movie Liz & Dick, in which the troubled 25-year-old actress takes on the role of the late Oscar-winning icon.

Dressed in an emerald beaded gown, Lohan bears an uncanny resemblance to Taylor, who died in 2011 after…

/ June 4, 2012

Flashback Friday: Elizabeth Taylor’s Hilarious Golden Globe Best Movie Presentation (VIDEO)

Oh, how we miss this dame! Elizabeth Taylor may be gone, but she will never be forgotten. 

In honor of the upcoming Golden Globe Awards this Sunday, Celebuzz is paying tribute to one of Hollywood’s brightest stars at one of her most hilarious on-screen moments. Liz fantastically flubbed her way through presenting Best…

Wes Ferguson / January 13, 2012

The 20 Carat Club: The Biggest Celebrity Engagement Rings (PHOTOS)



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Think Kim Kardashian’s 20.5-carat engagement ring was outrageous? She isn’t the only celebrity who is carrying double-digit carats on her ring finger. Celebuzz has rounded u…

/ May 25, 2011
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