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Blond Ambition: A biopic on Madonna’s early struggles in the works

Pop superstar Madonna’s early struggles will be dramatised in a new biopic.

hollywood Updated: Apr 25, 2017 15:31 IST
In this June 4, 1990 file photo, pop singer Madonna performs with her dancers during her Blond Ambition tour.
In this June 4, 1990 file photo, pop singer Madonna performs with her dancers during her Blond Ambition tour.(ASSOCIATED PRESS)

A movie revolving around pop diva Madonna’s rise to fame is in the works at Universal Pictures.

Titled Blonde Ambition, the biopic about the legendary musician was written by Elyse Hollander and previously topped 2016’s Black List, the industry’s ranking of the best unproduced screenplays, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Pop star Madonna sits with her adopted Malawian child Mercy James during a bricklaying ceremony at the site of her Raising Malawi Girls Academy. (REUTERS)

The movie is set in early 1980s New York and follows the young singer as she struggles to get her debut album released while also contending with her burgeoning fame, romance, and a male-dominated industry.

Brett Ratner and Michael De Luca are on board as producers.

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