With “Neruda,” “Jackie,” and “Spencer,” Pablo Larraín has explored the boundaries and potentialities of the biopic. Now he’ll do it once more with a brand new feminine topic, and Angelina Jolie set to star.
The Hollywood Reporter reviews that Larraín’s subsequent movie is “Maria,” about famed opera singer Maria Callas, with Jolie starring. The movie will recount Callas’ finals days in Seventies Paris from a script by Steven Knight, who penned “Spencer.” As of now, there aren’t any different casting bulletins past Jolie.
“I take very significantly the accountability to Maria’s life and legacy. I’ll give all I can to satisfy the problem,” Jolie mentioned in an announcement. “Pablo Larraín is a director I’ve lengthy admired. To be allowed the possibility to inform extra of Maria’s story with him, and with a script by Steven Knight, is a dream.” Jolie is presently at work on her sixth directorial function, “With out Blood.”
Larraín had some feedback of his personal. “Having the possibility to mix my two most deep and private passions, cinema and opera, has been a long-awaited dream,” he mentioned. “To do that with Angelina, a supremely courageous and curious artist, is an interesting alternative. A real reward.” “Maria” is Larraín’s follow-up to 2021’s “Spencer,” a biopic about Princess Diana’s final days of marriage to Prince Charles throughout Christmas 1991.
“Maria” can be produced below three manufacturing banners: Juan de Dios Larraín of Fabula Footage; Lorenzo Mieli for The Condo Footage; and Jonas Dornbach for Komlizen Movie.
Count on “Maria” to be prepared for the 2024 competition circuit.