As multiple outlets, like Instyle have reported, iPOP Alumni Anne Winter has put in all the stops to claim the coveted role of Madonna, in the Pop Queen’s upcoming Biopic. In a series of posts shared to her page, Anne has a fan’s taking a double-take as Madonna’s doppelgänger. Anne also shared that she used this tactic of garnering consideration for the role as a to tackle the industry’s change due to the pandemic. In the series of images, Anne recreates Madonna’s most iconic looks and very much looks like Madonna herself.
In an email shared with Instyle Magazine, Anne shared this regarding the importance of the role, stating:
“I look up to Madonna and I’ve always felt like I should play her in her movie. I’ve been telling people that my dream role was to play Madonna in a biopic for years now,” Winters told InStyle via email. “I’ve been steadily working in Hollywood for nine years but knew that if I didn’t do everything I could, I may not even get an opportunity.” Anne continues on by saying: “Really the biggest reason why this role is important NOW, is that I naturally did exactly what Madonna would’ve done.”
It was soon after the images were posted and garnered attention, that Anne received a call from Madonna. While there has been no word on casting, many still have applauded Anne for her efforts at being considered.
Anne began her path to stardom after attending iPOP LA. In 2018, Anne won an Emmy for her role in the Digital Daytime Drama Series, Zac, and Mia, for Outstanding Lead Actress. She will next star in STX Films’ upcoming horror film Countdown and the new season of The Orville.
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