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Julia Garner is set to play Madonna in the upcoming Universal biopic.
The “Inventing Anna” actress has been offered the role and her team is considering it, sources tell Variety. The sources mentioned that Garner is expected to take the job.
Other actresses reportedly considered for the role include Florence Pugh, Alexa Demie and Odessa Young, as well as musicians Bebe Rexha and Sky Ferreira.
There is currently no timeline for the project and no other cast members have been announced.
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A representative for Garner did not respond to Fox News Digital’s immediate request for comment.
Madonna herself will direct the film.
News of the biopic first broke in 2020.
“I want to convey the incredible journey that life has taken me as an artist, a musician, a dancer – a human being, trying to make my way through this world,” Madonna said in a statement obtained by Fox News. at the time. .
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“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 of my life with my voice and my vision.”
Amy Pascal is attached to the project as producer and Diablo Cody, known for his work on “Juno”, has been named screenwriter.
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