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Rachel Weisz Is Set To Star As Legendary Elizabeth Taylor In New Biopic About The Actress Titled ‘A Special Relationship’

Date October 29, 2019 17:43

Elizabeth Taylor was one of the most famous Hollywood actresses of all time with a beauty that melted hearts.

Despite her controversial marital life, Taylor’s name remained on everyone’s lips until even after her death in 2011. However, that wasn’t all there was to her.

Elizabeth Taylor facts

While many know Taylor for her groundbreaking performance as Cleopatra, what many do not know is that the role earned her $1 million.

Her first wedding to Conrad Hilton was fully paid for by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Taylor was no stranger to scandalous affairs, but the one she had with Richard Burton almost had her banned from the United States.

Elizabeth Taylor’s biopic

Now, almost 9 years since Elizabeth’s demise, a biopic is set to tell the actress’ life story, and the awesome Rachel Weisz is up for the role.

As reported by Variety, Weisz is set to play the legendary actress in the biopic titled ‘A Special Relationship’ which was produced by Iain Canning and Emile Sherman of See-Saw Films.

The story will be based on a screenplay written by Simon Beaufort and would be told through the lens of Taylor’s close pal and assistant Roger Wall.

The movie is set to explore Elizabeth’s journey from actress to activist.

Fans react

@Pedro Taipa

“I love this piece of casting. She can act, she's beautiful. She'll definitely deliver a stunning performance.”

@Anurag Singh

“Liz Taylor was phenomenal, so it needed someone of the stature of Rachel Weisz to portray her in a good way.”

@Jordan Shifrin

"She is a great actress. Totally underrated.”

@Judy Bias

“She's a good actress and certainly beautiful enough for the job. 🙂”

Elizabeth Taylor was a phenomenal woman whose life deserves to be beautifully celebrated. There is no doubt that Rachel Weisz would do a fantastic job!

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