09:48 AM EDT 03/19/2015
Originally posted 04/24/2012 09:05AM
Goodbye, probation, and hello, small screen.
Lindsay Lohan appears to be putting her days of trouble behind her and getting back to work. The actress has signed on to play the legendary Elizabeth Taylor in the Lifetime Original movie Liz & Dick.
"I have always admired and had enormous respect for Elizabeth Taylor," Lohan, 25, said in a statement. "She was not only an incredible actress but an amazing woman as well. I am very honored to have been asked to play this role."
Top 5 Most Voted Stories
Angelina Jolie Makes Her First Post-Surgery Appearance with Shiloh and Zahara
Is Angelina Jolie Now Officially Angelina Jolie Pitt?
World's Hottest Math Teacher: College Student Discovers His Lecturer Is Actually a Male Model
Justin Timberlake to Jessica Biel: 'I Can't Wait to See Our Greatest Creation Yet'
Jamie Foxx's Joke About Bruce Jenner Falls Flat at iHeartRadio Awards
Top 10 News Categories
The most buzzed about stars this minute!
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
More On PEOPLE.com
Got a News Tip?
Send it to our People.com editors!