Julia Garner Offered Role of Madonna in Biopic — Report

Julia Garner is certainly one lucky star.Madonna has offered the “Inventing Anna” and “Ozark” actress the lead role in her own biopic, as Variety has reported.

Garner is rumored to have endured a “grueling” audition process to beat out Florence Pugh, “Euphoria” star Alexa Demie, Odessa Young, and Emma Laird, who were also on the shortlist to portray Madonna.The Grammy winner and pop icon Madonna is directing her own life story for the big screen, from a script co-written with Erin Cressida Wilson.

Amy Pascal is currently on board to produce the Universal Pictures musical biopic.Garner’s team is said to be reviewing the offer and is considering accepting.

IndieWire has reached out to representatives at Universal for comment.The untitled film culminates with Madonna’s 1990 Blonde Ambition tour and will require multiple dancing and singing sequences.

Madonna has worked with Diablo Cody and playwright Erin Cressida Wilson on the script.

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