Liz & Dick

Grant Bowler Joins Lindsay Lohan in Lifetime’s Liz & Dick

The question of who will play Richard Burton in Lifetime’s upcoming biopic Liz & Dick has finally been answered. According to Deadline, Trueblood star Grant Bowler has been cast in the pivotal role opposite of Lindsay Lohan, who portrays Elizabeth Taylor.  Reportedly,

Bowler wowed them with his tape. “Grant will add gravitas to our couple and bring to life one of the greatest actors who has ever lived,” Thompson said.

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Rosie O’Donnell Defends Lindsay Lohan Comments

Rosie O’Donnell’s debut in the “Today’s Professionals” segment on The Today Show drew headlines for her less than complimentary comments about Lindsay Lohan and for calling Donny Deutsch a “crackhead.”

In an Access Hollywood exclusive, Lohan responded to O’Donnell’s comments on Wednesday saying,

“It’s funny that someone you don’t know at all can say something so intrusive and so knowing,”

Lohan also shared with Access Hollywood how O’Donnell was one of her first interviews as a child actress.

“You know, I did one of my first interviews with her when I was little. I was so excited,” Lindsay told Shaun.

“Does this kind of change your feelings about her?” Shaun asked?

“She should base her opinions when she meets someone,” Lindsay said.

 

On Thursday, O’Donnell appeared on Today and further explained her initial comments, by comparing Lohan to Whitney Houston. Access Hollywood transcribed excerpts from the appearance. READ MORE