Madonna doesn't want 'misogynistic men' making her biopic: 'No one's going to tell my story but me'

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Madonna stopped "misogynistic men" from making her biopic. 

The film, which has the working title Little Sparrow, has been in the works for several years, with the superstar set to direct. 

Speaking about the movie during an interview with Variety, the singer said that she decided to make the film herself after studio executives in Hollywood started pursuing the concept.

"I've had an extraordinary life, I must make an extraordinary film. It was also a pre-emptive strike because a lot of people were trying to make movies about me," she told the publication. 

"Mostly misogynistic men. So, I put my foot in the door and said, 'No one's going to tell my story, but me.'"

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Madonna went on to say she is struggling to condense all of her ideas into the screenplay.

"I have a very long script that is really hard for me to make shorter. I've been whittling away at it, but it's like hacking off my limbs."

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