MUMBAI: Australian actor Grant Bowler will essay the role of Richard Buton in the Elizabeth Taylor biopic Liz and Dick. Lindsay Lohan plays Taylor.
The biopic, being made into a TV film for Lifetime, will follow Richard Burton and Taylor‘s infamous romance that started on the set of Cleopatra and saw the couple marry twice.
Incidentally, Bowler has landed the role beating A-list actors like George Clooney, who Lohan previously expressed her desire to see in the role, it is understood.
Bowler, who made it big in the US with films like True Blood and Ugly Betty, is best known in his country for films like All Saints, Outrageous Fortune and Blue Heelers.