(left) Lindsay Lohan's Interview cover; Elizabeth Taylor from Butterfield 8
Courtesy Interview; Everett
04/26/2012 AT 12:35 PM EDT
has just signed on to play Elizabeth Taylor
in a Lifetime movie. But the young actress has felt a kinship with the late Hollywood legend before.
In 2006, when she was just 19, Lohan posed as Taylor for Interview
magazine in photos taken by Karl Lagerfeld – including a cover shot.
The shots are remarkably powerful, with Lohan managing to capture much of Taylor's beauty and vulnerability – traits she'll have to channel for the Lifetime film, too.
It has not been revealed who will star opposite Lohan as Richard Burton in Liz & Dick
. Russell Crowe and Clive Owen are running neck and neck in a PEOPLE poll
from earlier this week. – Tim Nudd