Maria Callas’s Biopic Starring Angelina Jolie Will Be Directed by Pablo Larran!
The Princess Diana biography Spencer, starring Kristen Stewart, was well-received by critics. Now, Chilean director Pablo Larra has cast another A-lister in his upcoming historical drama, Maria. Oscar winner Angelina Jolie has reportedly agreed to play famed opera singer Maria Callas, according to Deadline.
It has been a long-held goal of mine to be able to combine my two greatest and most intimate hobbies, opera and film, Larran said in a statement. It’s fantastic to get the chance to work with Angelina, a supremely courageous and inquisitive artist. a genuine present
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Steven Knight, the creator of Peaky Blinders, wrote the screenplay for Maria, which will be directed by Pablo Larran (Jackie, Spencer). The movie is anticipated to follow a renowned opera soprano during her dying days in 1970s Paris in order to depict her turbulent, gorgeous, and heartbreaking narrative.
I take my duty to preserve Maria’s memory and legacy extremely seriously. I’ll do everything in my power to rise to the occasion, declared Jolie. I have long appreciated the work of director Pablo Larran. It would be a dream come true to be able to continue Maria’s narrative with him and use a script written by Steven Knight.
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This is Jolie’s first acting role since she starred in the 2021 movie Eternals. Salma Hayek and Demi n Bichir will star in her upcoming film, Without Blood, which she is now working on directing.