The extremely anticipated Madonna biopic directed by the icon herself is on pause at Common Photos, Billboard can verify.
Madonna’s reps revealed that the famous person is specializing in her newly introduced global tour this yr, and continues to be planning on making a film on her life sooner or later. The large Celebration Tour will honor her 4 many years of hits, and can span from July 15 all through Dec. 1.
The movie, initially introduced in 2020, was set to delve into the life and profession of the beloved musician, and Inventing Anna actress Julia Garner was rumored to have been provided the position of portraying the pop famous person. In line with reviews on the time, Garner took half in an extended course of to snag the position, which included choreography classes with the singer’s choreographer, in addition to choreography, singing and studying classes with Madonna herself. Different actresses who auditioned for the coveted position embody Florence Pugh, Odessa Younger and Alexa Demie.
Madonna was set to direct the biopic herself with Amy Pascal because the producer for the movie, which was co-written by Secretary author Erin Cressida Wilson.
“The explanation I’m doing it’s as a result of a bunch of individuals have tried to put in writing movies about me, however they’re at all times males,” Madonna stated of the biopic in October throughout an appearance on The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon. As for why she determined to make the biopic and lead the cost, she informed Variety in July, “I’ve had a rare life, I need to make a rare movie.”