You can dance: Madonna to direct film about real-life ballerina

Joshua BrandaoMadonna is getting into the groove of a new movie.

Variety reports that the Queen of Pop will direct Taking Flight, a film about ballerina Michaela De Prince. Based on De Prince’s memoir Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina, it traces her unlikely story, from her life as an orphan in Sierra Leone to her success in the world of dance.

De Prince was adopted at the age of four and brought to the U.S.; she made her debut as a professional dancer at age 17. She appeared in Beyonce‘s visual …read more