Jolie and Zeta Jones to battle out for Elizabeth Taylor role

London: Hollywood actresses Angelina Jolie and Catherine Zeta Jones are battling to bag the role of Dame Elizabeth Taylor in an upcoming movie about her love life, it has been reported.

Oscar winning American director Mike Nichols is reportedly planning the movie based on the book ‘Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century’, reports The Telegraph.

The book was written by married couple Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger.

Both Jolie and Zeta Jones are willing to play the role of Taylor; Hollywood sources told the US TV show Entertainment.

Jolie has already been signed to play Taylor’s most famous role as Cleopatra.