Julia Garner’s ‘Arrive Finger’ Madonna biopic continues
“I don’t want to tell too much,” said the “Inventing Anna” alum.
Julia Garner is still reeling from the Madonna biopic.
After being cast as pop icon Material Girl in June 2022, the film was shelved by Universal in January 2023. Madonna, who is preparing to co-write, produce and direct her own life story for the big screen, recently announced to the world. tour.
However, “Inventing Anna” alum Garner teased that this is not the end of Madonna’s biography.
“I don’t want to say too much,” Garner said Fun tonight. “I’ll keep things…”
Garner reportedly went through an intense audition process to land the role of Madonna. Florence Pugh, Alexa Demie, Odessa Young and Emma Laird also took part in the so-called training camp, singers Bebe Rexha and Sky Ferreira were also considered for the main role. Julia Fox is rumored to be playing Madonna’s old friend and co-star Debi Mazar.
THR reports that the actresses endured “up to 11 hours of choreography sessions a day” with Madonna’s personal choreographer, followed by choreography sessions with the “Like a Virgin” singer herself. The untitled film culminates in Madonna’s 1990 Blonde Ambition tour and features several dancing and singing sequences. Madonna worked with Diablo Cody and playwright Erin Cressida Wilson on the script.
Madonna admitted that co-writing the screenplay was like “breaking my limbs” before the film was de facto canceled.
“I’ve had an extraordinary life, I have to make an extraordinary film,” Madonna said in July 2022. “It was also a pre-emptive strike because many people tried to make a film about me. Mostly misogynistic men. So I got my foot in the door and said, “Nobody’s going to tell my story but me.”
Madonna previously directed 2008’s Filth and Wisdom and 2011’s WE. His own biopic is described as covering “the incredible journey that life has taken him on as an artist, a musician, a dancer – a man trying to make his own way. in this world,” says the singer. The film is rumored to be titled ‘Little Sparrow’.
As for the film’s development, Madonna told The Associated Press last year (via Oh! Online), “It’s been a pretty crazy experience so far, I’m still in the writing process and I’m just deciding which stories to tell, how much detail to go into, which characters to develop. It was a really long and arduous process, but it was also really therapeutic.”
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