Lindsay Lohan - 'Dangerous And Exciting':Working With Lindsay Lohan On Liz & Dick

Casting Lindsay Lohan in the role of Elizabeth Taylor (in new TV movie ‘Liz & Dick’) was always going to be a risk, but the show’s executive producer Larry Thompson told Reuters it was a risk worth taking. 

"Let's say that producing a movie with Lindsay Lohan is not for the faint of heart,” said Thompson. “I turned 50 shades of white during production...But the risk was worth the rewards; the pain was worth the pleasure.”

He went on to reveal why Lohan was such a perfect choice to play the late screen icon, explaining “I think Lindsay Lohan... literally knows no boundaries and that becomes dangerous and exciting,” he told reporters, ahead of the movie’s premiere. “And she has the ability to bring to the screen and her performance that danger, that raw emotion.” Filming the movie turned into a case of life imitating art, as they would have to deal with paparazzi hanging out of trees, trying to catch a glimpse of Lindsay Lohan playing Elizabeth Taylor, who was being chased by fictional paparazzi in the movie.”

During the shoot, the paparazzi weren’t the only ones following Lindsay Lohan; trouble seemed to follow wherever she went, too. She was admitted to hospital, apparently suffering from “exhaustion and dehydration” at one point and at another, she was involved in a serious car crash. So far, there have been some harsh criticisms of the movie. Lohan’s performance is described by The Hollywood Reporter as “woeful” and the general consensus seems to be that the casting of Lohan was nothing more than a publicity stunt. 

What do you think of Lohan's performance? Watch the trailer below...


Contactmusic

Tags: Lindsay Lohan

Advertisement

More Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan Set To Write Three-Part Memoir About Her Life

Even though she is only 28 years-old, there is no doubt that Lindsay Lohan has had a very eventful life thus far, and the actress...

The Celebrity Autobiographies We'd Rather Not Read

It has been recently reported that child-actress turned troubled adult, Lindsay Lohan, is thinking about putting pen to paper and revealing all about her 28-years...

Ariana, Zooey, J-Lo, Miley! When Actresses Become Songstresses

There seems to be a special musical buzz in the entertainment business at the moment reserved for screen actresses who are wanting to spread their...

Lindsay Lohan Contemplating Permanent Move To The U.K.

Lindsay Lohan is in love with London!In fact, the 28 year-old actress is even considering to move to the capital city on a permanent basis.Lohan,...

Advertisement

Could Lindsay Lohan Be About To Make The U.K. Her Permanent Home?

Lindsay Lohan has been spending a lot of time in London recently, ahead of her West-End debut in September. But it appears the actress might...

Lindsay Lohan, Determined To Prove Critics Wrong, Promises Not To Miss Any West End Shows

Lindsay Lohan is determined to turn over a new leaf and promises she won't miss any shows whilst performing on the West End. The 28-year-old...

Lindsay Lohan Celebrates Birthday By Filing GTA V Lawsuit

Lindsay Lohan, despite the drug addictions and frequent rehab stints, has made it to 28! The actress celebrated her birthday yesterday (2nd July) by filing...

Can Lindsay Lohan Actually Nail GTA Creators In Court For Using Her Likeness?

Lindsay Lohan might lead an erratic life, but Grand Theft Auto-worthy? That might be for the court to decide soon, as Lohan has reportedly filed...

Advertisement

Comments

Lindsay Lohan Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Lindsay Lohan

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All