June 28, 2016  

Megan Fox Joins Lindsay Lohan in Shortlist for Elizabeth Taylor Biopic

January 17, 2012 (4:41 am) GMT
An executive producer for the Lifetime movie confirms that he has been talking to both Fox and Lohan, but other actresses are also considered for the lead role.

It turns out is not the sole candidate to portray in "Elizabeth & Richard: A Love Story". Met at the Weinstein Company Golden Globes after-party, Larry Thompson who will executive produce the Lifetime biopic said that is also in the running for the lead role.

"I've been talking to Lindsay Lohan directly, and with her reps," Thompson confirmed report of Lohan being in negotiation to play the late iconic star. He, however, added that several other Hollywood beauties are also being considered for the same part as he told E! Online that he has "been in conversations with other actresses, including Megan Fox," as well.

"It's a very serious selection. It's like casting for Hollywood royalty," Thompson gushed about the casting process to find the right star to play Liz. Although he said that Lohan is one of the frontrunners, he admitted that her probation status is "a complication."

"Elizabeth & Richard: A Love Story" will chronicle Taylor's romantic relationship with Welsh actor Richard Burton. Christopher Monger is tapped to provide the script for the project, which is expected to start shooting in Canada as soon as this spring.

After parting ways with "" film franchise, Megan Fox was recently seen in "". She will next grace the big screen through drama comedy movies, "" and "".

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Nicolas Cage Spotted Kissing Mystery Woman After Splitting From His Wife
  2. Video Premiere: Blake Shelton's 'She's Got a Way With Words'
  3. DC Superheroes Line Up for Duty in New 'Justice League' Concept Art
  4. Jay Leno Survives a Terrifying Accident While Filming His Car Show
  5. Kylie Jenner Wears Tyga's Sweatshirt Amid Reconciliation Rumors
  6. Jon Bon Jovi Meets Cancer Patient, Gives Her Guitar, Plays His New Songs
  7. Diane Kruger Called a 'B***h' for Speaking Up About Gender Inequality in Hollywood
  8. Lady GaGa Sparks Outrage From Her Chinese Fans After Meeting Dalai Lama