See Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West As Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton

Back in February, Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West were cast in a BBC 4 movie about Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Now comes photo evidence that this is indeed a totally real thing. Go ahead, gaze upon this, the first promotional shot for Burton and Taylor! The movie is set in 1983 and focuses on Taylor and Burton’s revival of Noel Coward’s Private Lives. (It was not well received.) Anyway, if this photo is anything to go by, buy stock in lavender eyeshadow. And smoldering stares.

Burton and Taylor Photo: BBC/Gustavo Papaleo
See Helena Bonham Carter As Elizabeth Taylor