Julia Garner of Inventing Anna fame to play Madonna in a biopic

Julia Garner, well known for her breakthrough roles in "Ozark" and "Inventing Anna," 

has apparently been given the part of Madonna in a forthcoming biopic about the music superstar.

According to Variety, Garner has emerged as the favourite among more than a dozen applicants for the part

which will be directed by Madonna herself.

According to the publication, Garner's team is contemplating and is anticipated to accept the offer.

Julia Garner of Inventing Anna fame to play Madonna in a biopic