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Ozark Star Julia Garner Set To Play Controversial Pop-Star Madonna in Universal Biopic

Ozark Star Julia Garner Set To Play Controversial Pop Star Madonna in Universal Biopic

Julia Garner is set to play Madonna in the biopic of the pop icon. She is best known for her role in movies like Ozark and Inventing Anna. She was chosen from a number of choices who were picked out to play the role. The news was shared with Variety by an insider. It also is said that Madonna would direct the movie herself. The actress, who was recently seen in the Netflix series Inventing Anna, has impressed people with her excellent acting skills. She plays the antagonist in the series. Also, she won two Primetime Emmy Awards for her acting in Ozark, another Netflix series.

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Julia Garner offered to play Madonna in her biopic

Julia Garner offered to play Madonna in her biopic
Julia Garner offered to play Madonna in her biopic

According to insider sources, the actress’s team is considering the offering and would accept it. She was also rumored to be the frontrunner for the role. The movie is being made by Universal Pictures. The script was won by Donna Langley, the chairperson of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group in a multi-studio bidding war. Amy Pascal is set to be the producer of the film.

Julia Garner's team is considering the offer
Julia Garner’s team is considering the offer

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The movie is going to be based on the early life of the pop icon and controversial singer, Madonna. Not much is known about the rest of the cast either or the timeline of the production. But there are some actors who could be a part of the project. They are Florence Pugh, Alexa Damie, and Odessa Young. Some singers are in the loop as well like Bebe Rexha and Sky Ferriera.

The sources also that the audition process was really tough as the heavy production of the movie requires a skilled singer and dancer.

Madonna announced the upcoming biopic on her life

The movie was announced by the singer herself, she hopes that she can share “convey the incredible journey that life” has taken her on as an artist, musician, dancer, and human being” through the film.

Madonna announced the upcoming biopic on her life
Madonna announced the upcoming biopic on her life

She further added, “The focus of this film will always be music. Music has kept me going and art has kept me alive. There are so many untold and inspiring stories and who better to tell them than me. It’s essential to share the roller coaster ride of my life with my voice and vision.”

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This is all the information available about the movie as of now. But Twitter seems really happy with the choice. Netizens believe that Julia Garner will “kill it” as Madonna.

Source: Variety

Written by Gargi Mishra

Gargi Mishra is the Evergreen Content Lead at FandomWire. Serves as the Editor for writers and pens hard-hitting, industry-shaking, ace-tier editorials herself. A film student, she's the repository of everything infotainment at FandomWire. Above all, she loves K-Pop, K-Dramas, and Anime.