The « material girl » returns to the fields of the seventh art! For the third time in his artistic career, Madonna he will go behind the camera to shoot a new feature film, now consisting of a biopic about his life.

According to Deadline, the iconic singer will not only direct but also co-write the script in complicity with the Oscar winner. Devil cody (Juno). The plot is expected to span from her beginnings in the slums of New York to her rise to world fame as the « Queen of Pop. »

« I want to convey the incredible journey that life has brought me as an artist, musician, dancer, a human being trying to make his way in this world, » Madonna said in a statement. «The focus of this film will always be the music. Music has kept me moving and art has kept me alive. There are so many untold and inspiring stories and who better to tell them than me. It is essential to share the roller coaster of my life with my voice and my vision. « 

The renowned producer Amy pascal (former president of Sony Pictures) is involved in the project, which has already been acquired by Universal Pictures for distribution.

« Madonna is the ultimate icon, humanitarian, artist and rebel, » said Donna Langley, president of Universal (via). “With her unique gift of creating art that is as accessible as it is transgressive, she has shaped our culture in a way that very few have. It is an incredible honor for everyone at Universal to work alongside her, Diablo and Amy to bring her unadorned story to the public and dedicated fans around the world for the first time. « 

It is also reported that Madonna will NOT act in the film, but will lead the search for a young actress to star in her formative years in the music industry. Also, through her account on Instagram, the multi-winner of the Grammy suggested that the biopic could be called Live to Tell, in honor of the title of his famous 1986 song.

As a film director, Madonna has conceived the musical comedy Filth and Wisdom (2008) and the historical drama W.E. (2011). Both films were disastrous at the box office and largely deserving of negative reviews. Will the singer manage to break her bad streak?

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Toño Guzmán I have a very bad memory. Out of solidarity with my memories, I choose to lose myself too. Preferably in a movie theater.