"There was an audible gasp" when Lohan walked onto the set dressed as screen icon Taylor, costume designer Salvador Perez told People magazine. "You'd swear it was Elizabeth."
Lohan will wear 66 different looks in the 80-minute biopic. The actress, 25, dyed her hair to Taylor's deep brunette and wore opalescent, lavender contact lenses in order match the star's famous eyes, the magazine said. She was costumed in reproductions of Taylor's famous jewelry, including her 33-carat Krupp diamond, and vintage dresses.
"She looks so much like her," hair stylist Beatrice De Alba told People. "There was a moment when she saw her picture on the monitor and said, 'I'm her.' It was thrilling."