14.03.2023 / 03:51
Julia Garner Reacts to Madonna Biopic Being Put on Hold: 'Fingers Crossed' (Exclusive)
Julia Garner is remaining optimistic that the scrapped Madonna biopic will happen — eventually.The star spoke with ET's Denny Directo at the Oscars party on Sunday, where she addressed the current status of the project, which was to be directed by Madonna. The film, which was to star Garner as the music icon, was put on hold in January after Madonna announced a world tour.«Yeah, yeah,» she told ET when asked if she was hopeful the movie would come to fruition down the line.«I don't want to tell too much. I want to keep things… yeah, fingers crossed,» Garner said of the potential biopic.In July 2022, ET reported that Garner was the top choice to play Madonna in the movie. Per at the time, the film was to follow the early days of Madonna's career and how she became a legend. Amy Pascal was producing the project, with Universal Filmed Entertainment Group chairman Donna Langley nabbing the script after a bidding war.Madonna had said her hope for the biopic was to «convey the incredible journey that life has taken me on as an artist, a musician, a dancer -- a human being, trying to make her way in this world.