Madonna and Julia Garner.
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Madonna’s training camp was wasted. sources said Variety that the upcoming Madonna biopic, starring Julia Garner in the title role, has been scrapped to make room for the pop star’s upcoming world tour. Madonna herself was set to direct the extravaganza before she decided to embark on a career-spanning event that sold out dates in New York, London, Paris and other cities in a matter of minutes. Diablo Cody wrote the script, and even did a chaotic Instagram live writing session with Madonna in 2020, and prolific Hollywood bigwig Amy Pascal was set to produce the film. Although the project is reportedly no longer in development at Universal, the ’80s icon hopes to make a biopic about her own life one day, according to sources. Vulture reached out to Madonna’s representatives for comment.
Back when the project was still underway, Material Girl and her casting director invited a crop of up-and-coming young actresses, including EuphoriaIt’s Alexa Demie Kingstown MayorIt’s Emma Laird, and Maternity Sunday‘s Odessa Young, to participate in a ruthless boot camp to find his lucky star. the hollywood reporter it also reported that Florence Pugh, along with musicians Bebe Rexha and Sky Ferreira, were in the running. With 11-hour days packed with choreography sessions with a choreographer and Madonna herself, plus an intense callback, during which hopefuls participated in readings and singing auditions, the boot camp ultimately resulted in a role for Garner. . She might get VIP tickets to a sold-out show or two for consolation: she already knows most of the moves.