Blond Ambition, a film about Madonna’s early years in New York City struggling to succeed, is in production, and she isn’t at all happy with it.
The screenplay was written by first-timer Elyse Hollander, and topped the 2016 Black List, a ranking of Hollywood producers’ favourite screenplays that are yet to be made. The film will be produced by Michael De Luca, who was behind Fifty Shades of Grey, and Rush Hour’s Brett Ratner.
According to Hollywood Reporter, who broke the news, the story is “set in early 1980s New York, as Madonna Louise Ciccone works on her first album, struggling in a business that treats women badly, while also dealing with a burgeoning love life and the first hints of fame.”
Madonna took to Instagram hours ago to slam the project, writing: “Nobody knows what I know and what I have seen. Only I can tell my story. Anyone else who tries is a charlatan and a fool. Looking for instant gratification without doing the work. This is a disease in our society.”