GOLDEN GLOBE AND GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING GLOBAL ICON MADONNA TAKES FIRST POSITION TO DIRECT MICHAELA DEPRINCE’S MEMOIR ‘TAKING FLIGHT’ FOR MGM – press release

Los Angeles (March 13, 2018) – Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM) announced today  Golden Globe and Grammy Award winning global icon Madonna (W.E.) is set to direct Taking Flight, based on Michaela DePrince and Elaine DePrince’s Random House Children’s memoir Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina. The announcement was made by Jonathan Glickman, President, Motion Picture Group, MGM. Camilla…

Madonna Set to Direct Michaela DePrince Biopic ‘Taking Flight’

Madonna will direct the upcoming film Taking Flight about Michaela DePrince, the Sierra Leonean ballet star who also appeared in Beyoncé’s Lemonade. The new film will be adapted by Camilla Blackett from the memoir Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina. RELATED Why Madonna’s Masterpiece ‘Erotica,’ Defiant ‘Sex’ Book Still Matter How the icon’s 1992 projects (her own ‘Lemonade’) tackled…

Madonna to Direct Ballerina Drama ‘Taking Flight’

Madonna will direct the MGM drama “Taking Flight,” based on the life of ballerina Michaela De Prince. The studio has been developing “Taking Flight” since 2015, when it first bought rights to Michaela and Elaine DePrince’s memoir, “Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina.” The book follows Michaela DePrince’s life from an orphan in war-torn Sierra Leone to a world-renowned…

Body of Evidence blu-ray release June 12, 2018

Pop superstar Madonna stars with Willem Dafoe, Anne Archer, and Julianne Moore in the bold and titillating erotic thriller, Body Of Evidence. Rebecca Carlson (Madonna) is a powerful woman. Intelligent, successful, and breathtakingly beautiful, she can bring almost any man to his knees … and that’s exactly where she wants them. But when a night…

Desperately seeking New York’s grime and glamour

 Rosanna Arquette and Madonna in Desperately Seeking Susan. Photograph: Allstar/Orion     Tuesday 19 September 2017 07.00 BST ‘New York isn’t a city for nostalgia,” Susan Seidelman says to me, matter-of-factly, as we chat over lunch in the lobby bar of Manhattan’s Ace hotel. “It’s not a city, like Paris or Rome, that rests on a glorified past. It’s a city…