By THOUSIF INC
Fans are one step closer to seeing their favorite Queen of Pop dramatized on the big screen.
“Ozark” star Julia Garner has reportedly been offered the role of Madonna in an upcoming Universal biopic, and a source told THOUSIF Inc.
Another insider connected to the project noted that Garner, 28, has materialized as the favorite to portray the “Hung Up” singer, 63, from over a dozen frontrunners.
A different source claimed the “Inventing Anna” star’s team is considering accepting the role.
Madonna is set to direct the feature based on her life.
The film will follow the “Evita” star’s early life and rise to fame as the world’s foremost pop superstar.
Another insider dished to People on Tuesday that “the ‘Madonna’ project is in active development, and Julia Garner is the choice to play Madonna in the biopic.”
“Uncut Gems” star Julia Fox is also reportedly in talks to portray Madonna’s longtime best friend, Debi Mazar.
In March, a cluster of young starlets was clamoring for the prized role.
Names such as Florence Pugh, Alexa Demie, Odessa Young, Bebe Rexha, and Sky Ferreira were previously thrown into the mix.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, contenders had to endure a “grueling” audition process with casting director Carmen Cuba and a “Madonna boot camp.”
With intense choreography training sessions lasting up to 11 hours a day with Madonna’s choreographer and the music icon herself.
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