Shirley MacLaine by Lester Cohen/ WireImage.com Shirley MacLaine by Lester Cohen/ WireImage.com
Shirley MacLaine will play the latter-day Coco Chanel in a past Lifetime miniseries about the fashion icon, Variety reports. The two-parter opens with Chanel in her seventies struggling to reinvent herself. In flashbacks, Barbora Bobulova ( In Love and War) will channel Chanel during her up-and-coming years, as a young woman who was raised in a Parisian orphanage.