He'll play Burton opposite Lohan's Taylor in Lifetime telepic

“True Blood” actor Grant Bowler has landed the role of Richard Burton in Lifetime’s telepic “Liz and Dick.”

Pic also stars Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor and follows the love affair of Taylor and Burton, one of the most talked-about celebrity relationships of its day.

Larry A. Thompson Prods. is producing the film, which was written by Christopher Monger. A&E Networks is handling international distribution.

Bowler can be seen next in the Syfy skein “Defiance.” He is repped by Buchwald-Fortitude and Untitled Entertainment.

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