Cher biopic in the works, to be made by ‘Mamma Mia’ producers

Cher is prepared to flip again time with a biopic — simply in time for her seventy fifth birthday Thursday.

The Oscar-winner celebrated her three-quarter-century landmark by enthusiastically asserting {that a} film about her life is on the approach.

“Ok Universal is doing biopic with my friends Judy Craymer, Gary Goetzman producing,” she tweeted in her trademark all-caps Wednesday evening, noting that they labored on earlier tasks together with “Mama Mia” — in which Cher co-starred and sang — in addition to 2018’s “A Star Is Born” adaptation, “Forrest Gump” and the Cher-starring 1987 drama “Suspect.”

The “Believe” singer added that her buddy and Oscar-winner Eric Roth — who additionally labored on “A Star Is Born” and “Forrest Gump” — will write the script.

Just minutes after revealing her information, she appeared to underscore the cause for lastly tackling the undertaking, writing: “I Had More life to Live.”

And on Thursday afternoon she additionally hinted that she has yet one more shock in retailer that’s “WAAAAAYYY COOL” and “4 MY AGE ITS A MIRACLE.”

“Gary and I are thrilled to be working with Cher again and this time bringing her empowering and true-life odyssey to the big screen. One cannot help but be drawn to and inspired by Cher’s larger-than-life talent, fortitude, unique wit, warmth and vision,” Craymer said in a statement, in accordance to The Guardian. “Her unparalleled success in music film and TV have inspired generations. We could not be happier to tell her story to cinema audiences.”

Her life story appears robust sufficient to help a giant biopic, with successes together with roles in movies like “Silkwood,” “Mask,” “The Witches of Eastwick” and “Moonstruck” — which landed her the Best Actress Academy Award in 1988. The ever-sultry “Burlesque” star gained a Grammy Award for her pop hit “Believe” in 1999 and obtained seven solo nominations and two group nods with late husband and performing accomplice Sonny Bono.

On prime of that, Cher was identified for parading round in scandalous, out-there outfits, together with a barely-there sheer ensemble in the music video for her 1999 hit “If I Could Turn Back Time.”

She additionally didn’t all the time sleep alone. Her relationships have been well-documented over her seven-decade existence, amongst them actors Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer and Warren Beatty; KISS legend Gene Simmons; baker Rob “Bagel Boy” Camilletti; file mogul David Geffen; singer Richie Sambora; and rocker Gregg Allman — to whom she was married from 1975 to 1979.

Cher’s biopic might have already got a template comply with, as a Broadway musical — titled, in fact, “The Cher Show” — opened to dazzling reviews in late 2018 and performed for greater than 300 performances. A planned national tour was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Her newest undertaking is the heartbreaking documentary “Cher & The Loneliest Elephant,” which premiered Wednesday on the Smithsonian channel and can also be streaming on Paramount+. It follows her four-year journey to save an abused elephant named Kaavan that was saved chained up, alone, in a Pakistani zoo.

“I had to make a decision whether I was going to go to Islamabad in a pandemic and not knowing what the people there were going to think of me, or even if they knew who I was,” Cher recently told The Post about her journey. “I was hoping they didn’t know, because then they would know I’m this chick from America who was naked for almost her entire life and that wouldn’t have gone down so well. But I met a lot of nice people there.”

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