WATCH: Madonna biopic reportedly scrapped after singer embarks on world tour
Madonna’s long-anticipated biopic has been shelved because the star prepares to go on her world tour as an alternative.
The information comes after years of anticipation and workshopping for the movie, which resulted in Ozark and Inventing Anna star Julia Garner touchdown the coveted position of the younger Queen of Pop.
However with Madonna: The Celebration tour beginning in July, and spanning over 35 cities world wide, it is believed the movie will no longer go forward for the foreseeable future.
Selection famous: “Insiders conversant in Madonna stated her sole focus is the tour however she stays dedicated to creating a movie about her life at some point.”
The biopic has been in pre-production for the previous 4 years, with Juno author Diablo Cody initially serving to pen the script, earlier than Erin Cressida Wilson took over.
Madonna herself needed deep involvement within the undertaking, and had even set her intentions to direct.
Throughout an interview with Rolling Stone in October 2022, the icon stated: “Writing my script is probably the most draining, difficult expertise I’ve ever had,” evaluating it to “psychotherapy” as she dived into her life and the way she bought to the place she was right this moment.
Auditions commenced in February 2022, with studies potential actors needed to undergo a “Madonna boot camp” in an effort to sing and carry out just like the Vacation star.
It is claimed the boot camp would last as long as 11 hours a day.
Stories Garner had landed the position emerged in June 2022, beating out the likes of Florence Pugh for the position.
Madonna has but to publicly touch upon the claims of the shelving amid her promotional movies and bulletins for her upcoming tour.
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