True Blood star Grant Bowler is officially Lindsay Lohan's co-star in Liz and Dick. That's right, he's going to play Richard Burton, the fiery fourth and fifth hubby of Elizabeth Taylor!
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Despite their 18-year age difference, producer Larry Thompson told E! News it's actually par for the course: "Richard Burton was quite older than Elizabeth Taylor. This is from a visual point of view just about equal to Liz and Dick. Visually speaking it is a perfect match."
Age difference aside, did we mention there's going to be plenty of love scenes? "We had seen him [Grant] on tape and liked him but wanted to confirm the chemistry between the two. But this morning we had Lindsay and Grant come into a room at Lifetime and the chemistry exploded." He added, "It was just Fourth of July firecrackers going off in the room. We knew from the chemistry that Liz and Dick live again."
From the sounds of it, this Lifetime movie will certainly steam up the small screen! "Chemistry means movie magic for sex," Thompson revealed of his two stars. "This movie will definitely have as much sex as Lifetime will allow."