Martin Scorsese to direct Liz Taylor love film?

Updated: Jun 02, 2011, 20:03 PM IST

Washington: Martin Scorsese is a frontrunner to depict Dame Elizabeth Taylor`s tempestuous relationship with Richard Burton.

According to Deadline.com, the deal is being finalized by Paramount Pictures to develop a project based on Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger``s book ``Furious Love``, reports a website.

The movie will tell of the tale of the much controversial relationship between the pair, who first met on the set of 1963`s ``Cleopatra`` and married, and divorced, twice.

However, they never recovered from their time together making it one of Hollywood`s best-known love stories.

ANI