Angelina Jolie, Catherine Zeta-Jones Shortlisted To Play Elizabeth Taylor
Hollywood sirens, Angelina Jolie and Catherine Zeta-Jones have been shortlisted to portray Elizabeth Taylor in a new biopic. Reportedly, both the beauties have shown keen interest to play the role of the legendary actress.
Meanwhile, the Hollywood sources informed that Russell Crowe, Clive Owen and Colin Farrell have been lined up to play Taylor's husband Richard Burton.
The film which will be based on book titled, ‘Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century’ will supposedly be directed by Academy Award winning Mike Nichols.
The writers of the book, Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger received series of love letters written by Burton to Taylor during the course of their two marriages and they were also allowed to access the unpublished first draft of Taylor's 1965 autobiography. In addition to it, the writers were given actresses favourite personal photographs, which are reproduced in the book.