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Lohan's not Taylor made for this role

AT FIRST, I thought it was a misprint or a belated April Fools joke. But no, there it was in black and white headlines: Lindsay Lohan to play Elizabeth Taylor in a multi-million euro TV series of her life.

As a film buff, I believe that Elizabeth Taylor was one of the greatest actresses in Hollywood history.

But what movie director in his right mind would choose the troubled Ms Lohan, whose career has been jinxed and whose name is never out of the headlines for all the wrong reasons, to play the sublime Ms Taylor?

Surely Taylor would turn in her grave to see this ex-wild child actress portray her on the small screen.

But folks you can relax: with all the fine actresses out there, no movie backer in his right mind would let this happen.