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Angelina Jolie to play Elizabeth Taylor

Last updated on: August 2, 2010 15:26 IST

Angelina Jolie to play Elizabeth Taylor

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Hollywood beauty Angelina Jolie will play Elizabeth Taylor in a film about the screen legend's life, according to sources.

The film will be based on the book 'Furious Love' by Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger.

According to a source close to director Mike Nichols, "Angelina just shaded it in his mind" and will now portray the icon, whose turbulent love life with Richard Burton made headlines in the Sixties and Seventies.

Russell Crowe, Clive Owen and Colin Farrell are among the favourites to play Burton, reports the Daily Express.

Jolie, 35, said that she would be 'honoured' to play Taylor.

She said: 'I'm fascinated by her and the mystery and mystique that have always surrounded her. We haven't got a script yet but as soon as we have something good enough we'll make it.'


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Daniel Radcliffe to star in horror flick post Harry Potter

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Although Daniel Radcliffe is getting nostalgic over the end of the Harry Potter series, he has something else to look forward to -- a horror flick.

Radcliffe will be seen in a horror film, The Woman In Black being made by the classic Hammer British franchise.

The last day of filming with Potter pals Emma Watson and Rupert Grint was quite tearful, said Radcliffe.

'We just wept,' The Daily Star quoted Potter as saying.

 


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Soon to be mother Alicia Keys ties the knot

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Pregnant American singer Alicia Keys got married to record producer Swizz Beatz in a wedding at a private home on the Mediterranean Sea, her representative confirmed.

The 29-year-old singer married 31-year-old American producer in front of close family and friends.

'Wowwwwwwwwww,' Us Magazine quoted Beatz as tweeting.

'It's a brand new day :) I feel like Nas and Diddy song :) love y'all and blessing,' he tweeted later.

The Fallin singer had previously announced that she was engaged and expecting.

'She is thrilled. She is with the man who has inspired so much of her music and her new album,' said a friend.

The couple had been dating since fall 2008.


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Source: ANI