After news surfaced of the tough audition process, we take a look at the candidates for arguably the hardest job in Hollywood. Step forward Lady Gaga, Julia Garner, Alexa Demie and, obviously, the Material Girl herself.

What does it take to become Madonna?

According to a report by The Hollywood Reporter, a ​gruelling” months-long endurance test consisting of 11-hour days made up of choreography sessions, singing and script readings that have been described as a ​bootcamp”.

This is, of course, in reference to news reports about the auditions for the upcoming Madonna biopic, which is reportedly being directed by Madge herself. (I don’t doubt that to actually become the Madonna, the process was much harder.) The film has also been co-written by the pop legend alongside Secretary writer Erin Cressida Wilson, with the singer said to be involved in every detail, large and small. And auditions have apparently even involved dance and singing sessions with the Queen of Pop herself.

As one source told The Reporter: ​You have to be able to do everything.”

In news that surprised no one, Madonna announced that she was going to helm the creation of her own biopic in 2020. Speaking to Rolling Stone a year later, she said that writing the script had been ​the most draining, challenging experience I’ve ever had.

Full article at The Face