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Madonna Seemingly Brings on Erin Wilson as Screenwriter of Upcoming Biopic

Madonna has apparently found a new writer to tell her tale.

Following conflicting reports regarding Diablo Cody‘s exit from the project while working on her upcoming biopic, the 62-year-old “Express Yourself” music icon posted a series of photos seemingly confirming she’s found someone else to take over the role.

“Sitting with my favorite bitch…………I mean writer ✍️Erin Wilson. Noththing Touches but our Souls. 💗 #traceyemin #screenplay,” she captioned a series of photos posing with the writer.

Erin Wilson also wrote 2002′s Secretary with Maggie Gyllenhaal, among her several credits.

A studio source claimed that reports about Diablo‘s exit from the project were exaggerated, and here’s the real reason she moved on.

There have been reports that several actresses are being considered for the role of the singer, but nothing has been confirmed yet.

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Blake Lively to Play Housewife with Secret Life in Netflix Movie 'Lady Killer'

Blake Lively has an exciting, new movie in the works!

The 33-year-old actress will be starring in and producing the upcoming thriller Lady Killer heading to Netflix, Deadline reports.

Oscar-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody – who wrote Juno – will be adapting the screenplay based on the comic book series written by Joëlle Jones and Jamie S. Rich.

Blake will be playing the lead character, Josie Schuller. “By all appearances, she is the perfect 1950’s housewife. But when she’s not catering to the needs of her family, she leads a secret life as a highly-trained killer for hire. She really likes the second job, and her husband has no idea.”

If you missed it, Blake has another new movie in the works with this Tony, Grammy, and Emmy winner!

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The Truth Behind Diablo Cody's Exit from the Madonna Movie Has Been Revealed

More details have been revealed about Oscar-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody‘s exit from the upcoming Madonna biopic.

A report surfaced on Friday (April 2) that Diablo decided to “quit” the project because Madonna was allegedly too difficult to work with. Now, a studio source says that the report is exaggerating the circumstances.

A source at Universal Pictures confirmed to Entertainment Weekly that Diablo “completed her work and moved on to her next project.”

The source explained that Diablo and Madonna “recently delivered a completed draft of the film to the studio, which is looking at developing the current version ahead of production.” Films often go through re-writes and it’s unclear what will happen with this project.

Madonna will be directing the movie and she previously said that the film will follow her “struggle as an artist trying to survive in a man’s world as a woman, and really just the journey.”

There have been reports that Florence Pugh and Julia Garner are being considered for the role of the singer, but nothing has been confirmed yet.

Diablo Cody Quits Madonna's Biopic (Report)

Diablo Cody has reportedly exited from Madonna‘s project.

The 42-year-old Juno screenwriter quit the upcoming biopic amid challenges working with the singer, The Sun reported Thursday (April 1).

The Madonna-directed movie, which is said to explore the beginning of Madonna‘s career,
was announced back in September of 2020.

According to the report, Diablo found Madonna “too difficult to work with,” as she is “very particular.”

Madonna and Diablo spent weeks working on the screenplay and made good progress. But Madonna is understandably very particular about how she wants it to be. She’s a perfectionist and because it is about her life, she is being very careful about how things come across. Diablo needed more freedom to be able to make it work and ultimately decided she couldn’t contribute any more,” a source told the outlet.

Universal is now reportedly on the hunt for a new writer for the project.

Madonna doesn’t need the money and isn’t going to let a movie get made which she doesn’t feel is authentic to her experiences,” the source added.

Find out more about what the project. Some fans think this actress is in the running to play Madonna.

Madonna Will Direct the Movie About Her Life, Co-Written With Diablo Cody!

Madonna is making the movie about her own life story!

The pop icon will direct the movie about her life, which she is co-writing with Diablo Cody, Universal Pictures confirmed on Tuesday (September 15).

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Madonna

Amy Pascal will produce for her Universal-based Pascal Pictures alongside Madonna. Sara Zambreno and Guy Oseary will executive produce.

“I want 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. The focus of this film will always be music. Music has kept me going and art has kept me alive. There are so many untold and inspiring stories and who better to tell it than me. It’s essential to share the roller coaster ride of my life with my voice and vision,” Madonna said in a statement.

Fans already think this actress might be playing Madonna!

Alanis Morissette Gets Support from Sara Bareilles & More Stars at 'Jagged Little Pill' Broadway Opening!

Alanis Morissette walks the red carpet at the opening night of her Broadway show Jagged Little Pill on Thursday (December 5) in New York City.

The new show uses the music from Alanis‘ album of the same name, plus some of her other songs, to tell a new and original story. She was joined at the event by husband Mario Treadway, as well as the show’s director Diane Paulus, book writer Diablo Cody, choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, and her music co-writer Glen Ballard.

Lots of celebs stepped out to check out the opening night performance, including Sara Bareilles and her longtime boyfriend Joe Tippett.

Also in attendance were David Foster, Rosie O’Donnell and friend Ally Sheedy, singer Sarah McLachlan, theater owner Jordan Roth, The Politican‘s Laura Dreyfuss, and Broadway stars Ashley Park, LaChanze, and Laura Osnes with husband Nathan Johnson.

LaChanze‘s daughter Celia Rose Gooding is one of the leads in the show!

Jagged Little Pill is now open on Broadway, so go get your tickets.

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Charlize Theron & Mackenzie Davis Step Out for 'Tully' Premiere

Charlize Theron walks the black carpet at the premiere of her new movie Tully on Wednesday night (April 18) at the Regal LA Live Stadium 14 in Los Angeles.

The 42-year-old Oscar-winning actress went glam in a black dress covered in metallic butterflies for the event.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Charlize Theron

Also stepping out for the premiere were Charlize‘s co-stars Mackenzie Davis, Ron Livingston and wife Rosemarie DeWitt, Asher Miles Fallica, and Lia Frankland.

The movie’s writer Diablo Cody and director Jason Reitman also hit the black carpet alongside guests Nia Vardalos and Shannon Purser.

Tully hits theaters on May 4 – and you can check out the trailer here.

FYI: Charlize is wearing a Dior dress and Fred Leighton jewelry. Mackenzie is wearing Jennifer Meyer jewelry. Shannon is wearing a shirt and suit by Eloquii and shoes by Aldo.

25+ pictures inside of the stars at the premiere…More Here! »

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