(BBC | Bauer Griffin | Twitter) On Wednesday, we got our first look at Helena Bonham Carter in her role as the iconic actress Elizabeth Taylor. The 47-year-old British actress goes for glam and looks pretty unrecognizable from the gritty characters she usually plays on the big screen (i.e. Harry Potter). Bonham Carter will appear as Taylor in the upcoming BBC America made-for-TV drama Burton and Taylor, which will chronicle her rocky relationship with actor Richard Burton. Comparisons have...Read Full Story
(Getty Images | Wikipedia)Lindsay Lohan has been picked to play Elizabeth Taylor in a new Lifetime original movie, Liz & Dick. And given the surprising success of Jennifer Love Hewitt's The Client List, it wouldn't surprise us if millions actually wound up watching. Just don't expect Rosie O'Donnell to tune in. The outspoken actress went on the Today show this morning and rejected the idea of casting Lohan. "The last thing she did good she was 16... I don't think she's right for the role," O...Read Full Story
Elizabeth Taylor's famous and extravaggant jewelry collection is going up for auction this year at Christie's in New York. Her stock of diamonds, rubies, and gold galore is valued at an estimated $30 million! Here are some of her more jaw-dropping pieces, categorized by husband who bought it for your convenience:From Richard Burton:"The Elizabeth Taylor Diamond": An ascher-cut, 33-carat diamond / platinum ring, given to the actress by Richard Burton. The bauble is worth an estimated $2.5-$3.5...Read Full Story
(Getty) Elizabeth Taylor is profiled in the June 2011 issue of Vanity Fair, with close friends and assistants sharing their insights and memories of the actress' final years. Among the recollections is a bizarre story about the events of September 11, 2001, when she, Michael Jackson and Marlon Brando found themselves trapped in New York City.Apparently Jackson performed at Madison Square Garden the previous evening, with good friends Taylor and Brando in the audience. The following...Read Full Story
Two-time Oscar winner Elizabeth Taylor died in the early hours of Wednesday morning at 79 after battling congestive heart failure.Taylor had been hospitalized two months ago at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where she was treated for heart problems, and it was there she passed away.Her son Michael Wilding released a statement, saying: “My mother was an extraordinary woman who lived life to the fullest, with great passion, humor and love.“Though her loss is devastating to...Read Full Story
Elizabeth Taylor news, related photos and videos, and reviews of Elizabeth Taylor performances. According to Wikipedia: Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor DBE is an iconic two-time Academy Award-winning British-American actress.