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Liz & Dick producer Larry Thompson has suggested that Lindsay Lohan's performance in the television movie will surprise her critics. Thompson admitted to Deadline that Lohan's well-documented personal problems were at times a major worry, but stressed that casting her as Elizabeth Taylor was "the right decision". "It was a challenge to make this movie. I certainly was aware of the risk I was taking hiring Lindsay Lohan," the producer said. "I realize now making the right decision is easier than living with the right decision. But it was the right decision nonetheless." Thompson continued: "In our movie none of the reported madness seeps into the story except when the story asks for it. It was a complicated jigsaw puzzle under the best-case scenarios and then, when you are challenged by new factors, it (more) »


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