The shoot for the biopic based on Maria Callas will start now that the SAG-AFTRA interim agreement is signed. Angelina Jolie plays the world's greatest opera singer, Maria Callas, and two of her looks have already been revealed portraying the famed diva.
The biopic is based on Callas's experiences during her final days in 1970s Paris. The story is tragic, beautiful, and tumultuous, and it tells about the greatest opera singer and focuses on her last days in Paris.
The story has been reimagined and relived in this movie, the shooting of which is about to start! The shooting will occur over eight weeks across places such as Budapest, Milan, Greece, and Paris.
Other Hollywood actors have been cast in this movie, such as Alba Rohrwacher, Valeria Golino, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Pierfracesco Favion, and Haluk Bilginer. The costumes worn by Jolie in the film will all be the original garments that Callas donned.
First look at Angelina Jolie in Pablo Larraín’s next biopic about iconic opera singer Maria Callas. pic.twitter.com/0eYKz1izS1— Film Updates (@FilmUpdates) October 9, 2023
There have also been issues regarding the vintage fur items the opera singer wears, and the production has discussed it with PETA! The vintage fur items belong to the archive collection of costume designer Massimo Cantini Parrini!
The conscious decision of not taking or using new fur items instead of vintage items is a way of respecting the animals. The film's script has been written by Steven Knight, known for his scripts such as Peaky Blinders and Spencer. The FilmNation Entertainment will be handling the worldwide sale of the film.
Juan de Dios Larrain, one of the film's producers, gushed about the film's performance by stating she is waiting for the extraordinary preparation and brilliant work of Angelina Jolie to shine up the screen.
After her divorce from Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie has worked on foreign language feature films apart from producing many films, including The Breadwinner! Both the actors have been impacted by their struggles, but they have decided to work through it with sensational performance in future projects!