Lindsay Lohan Looks Just Like Elizabeth Taylor in Old Photo

(left) Lindsay Lohan’s Interview cover; Elizabeth Taylor from Butterfield 8

Courtesy Interview; Everett

updated 04/26/2012 AT 10:00 AM ET

originally published 04/26/2012 AT 12:35 PM ET

Lindsay Lohan has just signed on to play Elizabeth Taylor in a Lifetime movie. But the young actress has felt a kinship with the late Hollywood legend before.

In 2006, when she was just 19, Lohan posed as Taylor for Interview magazine in photos taken by Karl Lagerfeld – including a cover shot.

The shots are remarkably powerful, with Lohan managing to capture much of Taylor’s beauty and vulnerability – traits she’ll have to channel for the Lifetime film, too.

It has not been revealed who will star opposite Lohan as Richard Burton in Liz & Dick. Russell Crowe and Clive Owen are running neck and neck in a PEOPLE poll from earlier this week.
– Tim Nudd


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