Jolie ZetaJones for Elizabeth Taylor

Angelina Jolie and Catherine Zeta-Jones eye Elizabeth Taylor biopic

Angelina Jolie and Catherine Zeta-Jones are both in talks to play Elizabeth Taylor in a upcoming biopic.

The film will be based on a new book, Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century.

Written by Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger, the authors were given access to a set of love letters written by the star to her husband Richard Burton.

Contenders for the role of Burton include Russell Crowe, Clive Owen and Colin Farrell.