Madonna's take on hall-of-famer Emile Griffith
According to todayâ€™s Sun, Madonna, the Queen of Pop, aka the Material Girl, plans on directing her first feature film, called â€œBlade To The Heart,â€? which explores the fatal Emile Griffith-Benny Paret fight from 1962.
Madgeâ€™s company, Maverick Entertainment, is behind the project, which will also presumably deal with the ambiguities of Griffithâ€™s sexuality, which in part led up to the tragic bout and death of Paret.
The outing will be Madonnaâ€™s first time behind the camera. Her in front of the camera credits include â€œDesperately Seeking Susanâ€? (1985), â€œA League Of Their Ownâ€? (1992), â€œDick Tracyâ€? (1990), â€œEvitaâ€? (1996), and the remake of â€œSwept Awayâ€? (2002), a flop directed by her husband Guy Ritchie.
In addition to those formal acting credits, Madonna concert films, â€œThe Virgin Tourâ€? (1985), â€œBlond Ambitionâ€? (1990), â€œTruth or Dareâ€? (1991), and â€œThe Girlie Show (1993), etc., establish her bona fides when it comes to exploring the outer limits of polymorphous perversity. Read more at the BLOG