Andrew Lloyd Webber veut Madonna pour le remake de Sunset Boulevard.
Madonna For Sunset Boulevard Remake?
08 April 2011 09:46:40
Andrew Lloyd Webber thinks Madonna would be a "great Norma Desmond" in a remake of 'Sunset Boulevard'.
Madonna is being pursued for a role in a remake of 'Sunset Boulevard'.
The 52-year-old star - who will soon release her directorial debut 'W.E.', a two-tier tale about the relationship between Britain's King Edward VIII and his wife Wallis Simpson, and a modern day woman called Wally - is wanted by maestro Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber for a reimagining of the classic 1950 movie in the role of Norma Desmond, played by Gloria Swanson.
He told Piers Morgan: "I bet you this never, ever, happens, but you know who would make a great Norma Desmond on screen? Madonna.
"She's the right age. I've not got through to her. She hasn't taken my call this time."
Andrew previously worked with Madonna as the composer and songwriter on 'Evita' - about the life of B-list Argentinean actress Eva Duarte - for which he won an Oscar for Best Music and Madonna picked up a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress.
The original 'Sunset Boulevard' tells the tale of a screenwriter who scripts a story for a faded silent-movie star.
It won three Oscars at the 1951 Academy Awards, including Best Music.
Madonna as Norma Desmond?
By Advocate.com Editors
Posted on Advocate.com April 08, 2011
Andrew Lloyd Webber thinks Madonna would make the perfect Norma Desmond in a film version of his musical Sunset Boulevard, but he says she won't even talk with him on the phone about the movie.
"She's the right age," Webber said on Piers Morgan Live! earlier this week. "I've not got through to her. She hasn't taken my call this time."
In an article for The Village Voice, Michael Musto says he suspects it's the age thing that has Madonna running scared. "Performers — especially women — tend to shy away from roles in which they play characters advancing towards the afterlife."
Musto's column comes on the heels of his April Fool's joke in which he said Madonna was being awarded a special Oscar for acting. Madonna won a Golden Globe for starring in the movie musical Evita.
Source: The Advocate.