20th Century Fox is gearing up to remake the 1967 cult classic Valley of the Dolls, with the studio eyeing actresses such as Madonna, Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway and Emmy Rossum for starring roles.
The original movie, based on Jacqueline Susann's novel, starred Barbara Parkins, Patty Duke and Sharon Tate as starlets Anne Welles, Neely O'Hara and Jennifer North, with the story charting their rise and fall in the movie and theater industry. The remake, which is being written by Paul Rudnick (The First Wive's Club, In & Out), is centered on the modern-day music business in Hollywood, particularly centering on Neely O'Hara's fall from grace. The remake is being conceived as a dark comedy.Read More
Madonna, a multi Grammy Award-winning Universal Records recording artist, will perform in the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show on NBC at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Sunday, February 5, the NFL and NBC announced during tonight's Sunday Night Football game between the New Orleans Saints and Detroit Lions. Madonna's performance will be imagined by Cirque du Soleil and Jamie King.
The Bridgestone Super Bowl halftime show is the most-watched musical event of the year. More than 162 million viewers in the U.S. watched last year's show. The Super Bowl and halftime show will be broadcast worldwide.Read More
Pop icon Madonna has never fared well as an actress, so now she makes her directorial debut with the romantic drama W.E. Early reviews from Cannes say that she's as good an actress as she is a director. But don't let that negative word of mouth stand in the way of your own judgment. The first trailer for this decade spanning tale of desire has arrived. Now you can see for yourself what all the fuss is about. Check out the first footage from W.E. below.
W.E. was released February 3rd, 2012.Read More
The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that it will release Madonna's W.E. on December 9, 2011 in New York and Los Angeles. The film will expand to additional markets in December, with wide release anticipated by mid-January. Madonna's narrative feature directorial debut, W.E. is co-written by Madonna and Alek Keshishian, produced by Madonna and Kris Thykier and executive produced by Scott Franklin (Black Swan). It stars Abbie Cornish (Limitless), Andrea Riseborough (Never Let Me Go), James D'Arcy (Master and Commander: The Far Side Of The World), Oscar Isaac (Drive), Natalie Dormer (The Tudors), Richard Coyle (Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time), James Fox (Sherlock Holmes) and Laurence Fox (Inspector Lewis). The announcement was made by TWC Co-Chairman Harvey Weinstein and TWC President of Theatrical Distribution and Home Entertainment Erik Lomis.
Madonna is represented by CAA and managed by Untitled Entertainment.Read More
The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that it has acquired U.S. distribution rights to "W.E.," Madonna 's directorial debut of a feature film. W.E. is a romantic drama co-written by Madonna and Alek Keshishian, produced by Madonna and Kris Thykier and executive produced by Scott Franklin (Black Swan).
It stars Abbie Cornish, Oscar Isaac (Sucker Punch), James D'Arcy (An American Haunting), Andrea Riseborough (Never Let Me Go), Natalie Dormer ("The Tudors"), Richard Coyle (Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time), James Fox (Sherlock Holmes) and Laurence Fox ("Elizabeth: The Golden Age ").Read More