Wow! Gina Gershon Transformed Into Donatella Versace
Rob Lowe is playing President John F. Kennedy, seen right in a portrait taken in 1960, in the upcoming National Geographic made-for-TV movie, "Killing Kennedy." Based off the Bill O'Reilly book, "Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot," the movie airs on Nov. 10.
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Wow! Gina Gershon Transformed Into Donatella Versace
Opposite Rob Lowe is Ginnifer Goodwin, who plays First Lady Jackie Kennedy, seen right in a 1961 file photo, in the upcoming National Geographic film, "Killing Kennedy."
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First Look: Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange
Gina Gershon channels Donatella Versace in the new Lifetime movie, "House of Versace".
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Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange
Benedict Cumberbatch, left, takes on a controversial role of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in "The Fifth Estate".
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Which Actress Plays Anna Nicole Smith in the Lifetime Movie?
Tom Hanks (right) is seen here as Walt Disney walking through Disneyland, circa 1961, in the upcoming Disney film, "Saving Mr. Banks." The real Walt Disney is shown (left) in a 1955 photo. In the film, Hanks stars alongside Emma Thompson, who plays P.L. Travers, the author of "Mary Poppins." "Saving Mr. Banks" will be released Dec. 13, 2013.
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Tania Raymonde portrays convicted killer Jodi Arias
Tania Raymonde portrays convicted killer Jodi Arias in the Lifetime movie "Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret," premiering June 22, at 8:00 p.m. EST.
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'Les Mis' Star to Play Liz Taylor
"Law & Order" actor Jessie L. Martin has replaced Lenny Kravitz in the Marvin Gaye biopic "Sexual Healing." Martin, who starred in "Rent," on Broadway and the big screen, was originally attached to the film, but after the project stalled, Kravitz was cast until Gaye's son objected.
Kutcher's Uncanny 'Jobs' Shot
Helena Bonham Carter is set to star as Elizabeth Taylor in a new made-for-TV film that will air on BBC Four. Dominic West will play Richard Burton and the film will follow the pair's relationship while they appeared in a 1983 revival of the Noel Coward play, "Private Lives." Lindsay Lohan and Grant Bowler were the last to play Taylor and Burton in a Lifetime film "Liz & Dick."
Seyfried Stars as Porn Icon
Despite the mixed reviews for "Jobs," it's hard to deny the visual similarity between Ashton Kutcher and the late Apple co-founder. This photo composite shows Steve Jobs on the left and Kutcher on the right. Kutcher's biopic about Jobs will be released nationwide in April.
Pacino to Star as Paterno
Amanda Seyfried, seen here from a sneak peak on Entertainment Tonight!, plays Linda Lovelace in the new biopic, "Lovelace," about the 1970s porn star's life.
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Carrie Underwood Cast as Maria
Al Pacino is set to star as Joe Paterno in a biopic about the Penn State football coach's life. "Scarface" director Brian De Palma is reportedly directing the film. Deadline reports the film's working title is "Happy Valley" but there's no word yet on the specific plot of the film.
Kidman Channels Hepburn
Carrie Underwoo's stepping into some pretty big shoes. The country singer has been cast as Maria von Trapp in NBC's "Sound of Music" remake. Julie Andrews memorably played Maria in the original Oscar winning film.
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Nicole Kidman As Audrey Hepburn
Nicole Kidman attends Derby Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 3, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia in an outfit resembling Audrey Hepburn in "My Fair Lady." While Kidman is not portraying Hepburn anytime soon she will be channeling her inner princess in the upcoming film, "Grace of Monaco."
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Zoe Saldana recreates Nina Simone
Zoe Saldana plays Nina Simone in a new biopic about the legendary singer. Filming started in October 2012 despite controversy over Saldana's casting. Some allege that Saldana is too fair-skinned and petite to play the curvy, dark-skinned Simone.
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Kidman Channels Grace Kelly
Scarlett Johansson plays the legendary Janet Leigh, inset, in the upcoming Alfred Hitchcock biopic "Hitchcock." The film, which is due to hit theaters later this year, follows the love story of the iconic director and his wife Alma Reville as Hitchcock filmed "Psycho." ScarJo donned a short blonde wig to play Leigh and recreated the actress' shower scene, one of the most memorable from "Psycho."
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Kidman Channels Grace Kelly
Nicole Kidman, left, channels her inner princess in the upcoming film "Grace of Monaco," The actress stars as Grace Kelly, right, Princess of Monaco. The film, which Kidman is currently filming in Menton, France, centers on Kelly's involvement with Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles De Gaulle dispute over tax laws in the early 1960s.
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Ben Affleck as CIA Agent
Bristol Palin's not thrilled that Julianne Moore won an Emmy for playing former Alaska governor Sarah Palin in the HBO movie "Game Change." "I don't think [Julianne Moore's] a good interpreter of my mom," Bristol told E!. "I think my mom is way hotter than that. I think she doesn't have that accent. It's kind of silly, but my mom's awesome."
Ben Affleck Plays CIA Agent
In "Argo," Ben Affleck stars as CIA technical operations officer Tony Mendez, shown here attending the film's premiere during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 7, 2012. Affleck also directed the film based on a true story about the daring mission to rescue six Americans during the Iran hostage crisis in the early '80s.
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Angela Bassett portrays Coretta Scott King
Angela Bassett will star as Coretta Scott King in Lifetime's television movie "Betty and Coretta" about Coretta Scott King and Dr. Betty Shabazz as they carry on as single mothers following the assassinations of their respective husbands, Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. Mary J. Blige will portray Shabazz.
Who Will Star as Liberace?
On the right, Sofia Vergara pays tribute to comic icon Lucille Ball, posing for this photo, which she tweeted with the message, "Lucyyyyy Im hooome!" On the left, American actress Lucille Ball poses for a photo circa 1955. No word on why Vergara was dressed as Ball, but it wouldn't be suprising if the look turns up in an upcoming episode of her series "Modern Family."
Photos: Robin Williams as Dwight Eisenhower?
It's Michael Douglas and Matt Damon like you've never seen them before. Douglas got into character as legendary pianist Liberace on the set of "Behind the Candelabra" on July 30. Damon plays his alleged gay lover.
Photos: Jewel as June Carter Cash?
Robin Williams, left, accepts an award onstage at The Comedy Awards 2012 at Hammerstein Ballroom on April 28, 2012 in New York City. General Dwight D. Eisenhower, seen here as the Supreme Allied Commander at his desk in the on Feb. 1, 1945, later became the President of the United States in 1951. Williams will play the president in the Lee Daniels' film, "The Butler."
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Jewel, left, posted a picture from the set of her new movie, as June Carter Cash. Richt: June Carter Cash on the set of CMT INSIDE FAME at her home in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Jewel has the starring role in Lifetime's biopic, "The June Carter Cash Story."
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Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor
For those who can hardly picture Lindsay Lohan as the late Elizabeth Taylor, take a gander at this: In 2006, Lohan looked like the sister of the young screen icon, posing on the cover of Interivew magazine. She'll play Taylor in an upcoming Lifetime bio-pic.
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Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock
Oscar-winner Anthony Hopkins has been transformed into another legendary British film star for the film "Hitchcock," in which he portrays master-of-suspense Alfred Hitchcock during the filming of his classic "Psycho." Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson, James D'Arcy and Jessica Biel are set to co-star in the film that began shooting this week.
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Vince Vaughn as James Garner?
Vince Vaughn in Starsky and Hutch, left, and James Garner as Jim Rockford In The Rockford Files. Vaughn is set to star in the film adaption of The Rockford Files" a 1970s TV classic, according to Deadline.com. Vaughn would take on the role of Jim Rockford, an ex-con turned private-eye.
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Demi Moore as Feminist Icon?
Supermodel Miranda Kerr turned superhero for a special collectors' edition of Grazia Australia, posing with the Australian flag in a Wonder Woman suit designed by fashion designer Alex Perry.
Meryl Streep's Brilliant Transformation
Al Pacino is seen dressed as music mogul Phil Spector on the set of "The Phil Spector Project" New York City, July 7, 2011. Pacino plays the record producer in the HBO biopic. Spector is now serving a prison sentence of 19 years to life for the murder of actress Lana Clarkson in 2003.
Travolta to Play Crime Boss
Meryl Streep as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (shown left) in "The Iron Lady." Streep won the Academy Award for her portrayal of the former prime minister.
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Ed Harris Suits Up as John McCain
One of Jack Nicholson's famous characters was captured on June 22, 2011. The fugitive who inspired the Oscar-winning movie "The Departed," James "Whitey" Bulger, was arrested after 16 years on the run.
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Which Actress Will Play Sarah Palin?
Adrianne Palicki picked up where Lynda Carter left off. The "Friday Night Lights" actress reprised Carter's 1970s role as Wonder Woman in a short-lived pilot for NBC.
Michelle Williams Set to Play Marilyn Monroe
Actress Anne Hathaway covers the November issue of Vogue, on newsstands nationwide Oct. 26, 2010. Hathaway, wearing Oscar de la Renta, seems to channel Audrey Hepburn, shown in a scene from "Breakfast at Tiffany's" in 1961, left.
Jeff Bridges Set to Play Western Icon
Actress Michelle Williams played the enchanting Marilyn Monroe in "My Week with Marilyn," earning the star an Academy Award nomination. The film tells the story of Monroe's life in London during 1957 when she rehearsed for "The Prince and the Showgirl" with actor Laurence Oliver. The movie is based on the diaries of Colin Clark, a 23-year-old assistant who worked on the set of the classic movie
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Actors Take on Iconic Roles
Jennifer Aniston channels her own version of Barbra Streisand on the September issue of Harper's Bazaar magazine, on newsstands August 17. The photoshoot captures Aniston striking iconic Streisand poses from "Funny Girl," "What's Up, Doc?," and more. On being a funny girl, Aniston said, "People laugh at me. Sometimes I know why, and sometimes I don't. But I can pretty much find humor in anything. That is a necessary part of life. I don't want to say laughter is healing, because it sounds corny, but it's a release."
Actors Take on Iconic Roles
Jennifer Aniston transformed into Barbra Streisand's "Funny Girl" character Fanny Brice for Harper's Bazaar magazine. On what she's learned from Barbra Streisand, Aniston said, "You don't have to stop at one thing. You can do it all if you want to."
Katie Holmes: Kennedy Caliber?
Dennis Quaid is pictured in character as Bill Clinton for HBO film "The Special Relationship." Actor Michael Sheen will reprise his role as British Prime Minister Tony Blair. The movie tells the story of the "unique and sometimes turbulent political relationship between the newly installed PM and the U.S. president."
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