Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton: Cleopatra Turns 50 Today!

Still the most notorious movie of all time – for its record-setting cost overruns, for the scandalous extramarital affair of its two stars, and for how its out-of-control production brought down the entire administration of 20th Century-Fox – Cleopatra, with Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, marks the 50th anniversary of its world premiere on June 12.

Britney Spears Poses as Cleopatra for New Ad Shoot

When it comes to walking like an Egyptian, Britney Spears has some big – and stylish – shoes to fill.

The pop star, 30, followed in the footsteps of the late Elizabeth Taylor and, more recently, Lindsay Lohan for a photo shoot touting Fantasy Twist, her new Elizabeth Arden fragrance that arrives in stores Sept. 1.

Lindsay Lohan Dresses Like Cleopatra for Elizabeth Taylor Biopic

Glimpses onto the set of Lifetime’s Liz & Dick biopic have shown Lindsay Lohan channeling Elizabeth Taylor’s beauty, glamour and grace with the success of a Hollywood veteran.

And as filming for the movie wraps up, Lohan slips into one of Taylor’s most iconic roles – as Cleopatra from the 1963 film.