Madonna to direct boxing movie

The superstar’s getting behind the camera

Madonna looks set to make her movie directing debut.

An entry on Hollywood.com lists her as director of an upcoming movie entitled ‘Blade to the Heat’.

Her company, Maverick Entertainment is listed as the production company of the movie which is supposedly a “boxing story loosely based on the 1959 bout between Emile Griffith and Benny ‘Kid’ Paret”.

As previously reported, Madonna is designing a line called ‘M for Madonna’ for worldwide fashion retailer H&M, which will hit stores in March 2007.

The singer’s ‘Confessions’ tour was the second highest grossing tour of 2006, behind the Rolling Stones, raking in $195m for 60 shows.

–By our New York staff.

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