Life Rachel Weisz to play Elizabeth Taylor role By weekster Posted on 3 weeks ago 1 min read Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Rachel Weisz will play Elizabeth Taylor in a new biopic about the life of the iconic Hollywood star. The Wrap reports that on Monday. The film is called A Special Relationship and the script is written by Simon Beaufoy, who won an Oscar for his script for Slumdog Millionaire. The film is about the life of Taylor in the mid-eighties, focusing on the awareness of AIDS. The film is directed by the female duo Bert & Bertie, who was previously responsible for the film Troop Zero. Weisz won an Oscar and a Golden Globe in 2006 for her supporting role in the film The Constant Gardener.