Lindsay Lohan's 'Liz & Dick' airs on Lifetime in November

Lindsay Lohan stars as Elizabeth Taylor in the

Lindsay Lohan stars as Elizabeth Taylor in the Lifetime Original Movie, "Liz & Dick," on Nov. 25. (2012) (Credit: Lifetime)

Lindsay Lohan's campaign for a career comeback will take another step when her new film, "Liz & Dick," airs next month.

Lifetime network says the film will premiere on the network on Nov. 25.

Lohan plays screen diva Elizabeth Taylor in this story of her quarter-century love affair with celebrated leading man Richard Burton, whom she married and divorced twice. They met on the set of the film "Cleopatra," with Taylor in the title role.


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Grant Bowler, whose credits include the TV series "True Blood" and "Lost," plays Burton.

The 26-year-old Lohan has been plagued by legal and substance abuse problems in recent years. During filming of "Liz & Dick," she crashed her Porsche into a dump truck. A week later she was treated by paramedics for exhaustion and dehydration.

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