Erin Carman

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The Madonna Biopic is no longer happening

The Madonna biopic, which was to be directed by Madonna, is no longer happening at Universal.

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 01: Madonna attends the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017, in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for

Julia Garner from “Ozark” was supposedly the frontrunner to star.

Jan 10, 2023; Beverly Hills, CA, USA; Julia Garner, winner for best supporting actress in a musical, comedy, or drama for “Ozark,” poses in the press room at the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Mandatory Credit: Dan MacMedan-USA TODAY

No official word on why it’s not happening.  But just last week, Madonna announced a 40th-anniversary world tour.

A source said that the tour is her sole focus, but that she does want to make a film about her life one day.

Sources: VarietyHollywood Reporter