Although the SAG-AFTRA strike shows no signs of easing, the production of Maria, the biopic of Maria Callas starring Angelina Jolie, has already been set to start filming next fall.
There Mary’s start date – last effort Pablo Larrain – seems official fixed, although the SAG-AFTRA strike is currently unfinished. The feature film, as announced last year, will revolve around the opera icon. Maria CallasIn execution Angelina Jolie.
Maria – Filming is scheduled to start in October
According to what was reported drum world Mary is currently in pre-production, while he resumed they must take place October to December. If after a few months the strike continues, production – curated by Fabula Pictures – must ask SAG-AFTRA for permission to continue working. Some feature films are considered independent, including two A24 projects. Mother Mary AND Death of a unicorn – essentially got the go-ahead to shoot despite the ongoing “protests”, while other films were also able to continue or start a promotional campaign with the cast present – DogMan, unknown country.
After chronicling the life of Jackie Kennedy – in Jackie with Natalie Portman and Lady Diana Spencer – starring Kristen Stewart – Pablo Larrain decided to dedicate his new work to a complex figure Maria Callasduring his “tragic, tempestuous and magical” stay in Paris in the 1970s. Script edited Stephen Knight – former author Spencer and cult loves de Assassin’s Promise AND Lockeas well as some episodes of the Netflix series Peaky Blinders -, currently busy reworking de The woman who lived twice with Robert Downey Jr. Angelina Jolie – whose last directorial work is expected in the cinema, without bloodbased on the novel by Alessandro Baricco – so it will return to the big screen after about two years of absence – its last appearance is in a Marvel movie comic. Eternal. In addition to Fabula Pictures, the production team also includes Juan de Dios Larrain, the director’s brother, Lorenzo Mieli of The Apartment Pictures and Jonas Dornbach of Komlizen. Commenting on the news about the development of a biopic in recent months has been one and the same. Larrainwho explained the reasons behind the project:
The opportunity to combine my two deepest and most personal passions, film and opera, was a long-awaited dream. Doing this with Angelina, an extremely daring and inquisitive artist, is a wonderful opportunity. A real gift.
It remains only to wait for further updates, wait to know the release date Mary.