Market September 14, 2016 Sold April 24, 2017
Producer Michael De Luca, John Zaozirny
Agent Simon Faber, Tanya Cohen (WME)
Manager John Zaozirny (Bellevue Productions)
Production RatPac Entertainment, Michael De Luca Productions
Studio Universal Pictures
Based on the true story of Madonna in 1980s New York as she struggles to get her first album released while navigating fame, romance, and a music industry that views women as disposable.
A young woman will let nothing or no one get in her way to accomplish her dream of becoming a rich and famous pop star.
Based on the true story of Madonna’s uprise to stardom. She juggles with crumbling relationships, creative control, and a music industry that does not take her seriously.
The coming of age of the icon Madonna, and her struggle between career and sexist expectations of her.
Drama, Biopic, Period, Female Protagonist, Film, Media, Non-Fiction, Singer, True Story
Whiplash, Sid and Nancy, Soul Surfer Salena, What's Love Got to Do With It?
1980's New York. Throughout A Year
70% in clubs, bar/dance floor, Recording Studios, Buisness Offices, Luxury Loft Apartment and Low End Apartments. The rest are in tea shops, city streets, Subway, Diners, 24-hour Drug Store, copy and mailing shop, payphone booth, Pawnshop, Art classroom. Italy
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On the brink of New Years Eve, in the middle of time square MADONNA, 24, interviewed by Dick Clack right before her performance. She tells him her goal for 1984 is to rule the world. 1 year earlier, Present day, she roams through the big city entering her crappy waitress shift. She deals with rude customers and a demanding boss, DEMITRI (?) that can care less for her. Madonna calls NICK WALKER (), office hoping he would be there. No luck. Madonna meets with LUKE WELLINGTON (), a music agent that does not take the conversation seriously. She explains logistics about her band groups, Emmys that is signed with Sire. However, Luke takes this is an opportunity for him to flirt with Madonna. She leaves. Madonna meets with the band just before showtime. DAN (?), her boyfriend, ED (?), and STEPHEN (?). She explains that Nick could possibly show up to the show, and he may bring SEYMOUR STEIN (?), who is the head of Sire Records, and they need to impress him tonight in order for him to release their album. The rest of the band do not care or share the same enthusiasm as her. Dan wants to...