The Daily Telegraph reports
Aussie actor Grant Bowler has been cast alongside Lindsay Lohan in Elizabeth Taylor biopic Liz & Dick.
The Hollywood Reporter reports Bowler has won the coveted role ahead of A-list actors such as George Clooney, who Lohan previously expressed her desire to see in the role.
Bowler - who made it big in the US with a roles in True Blood and Ugly Betty - is best known locally for All Saints, Outrageous Fortune and Blue Heelers.
The biopic is being made into a TV movie for Lifetime and will follow Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor's infamous romance which started on the set of Cleopatra and saw them marry twice.