Articles Tagged 'W.E.'

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Andrea Riseborough: Madonna Has ‘Incredible Focus’ as Director, Wallis Simpson ‘Inspiring’ and ‘Sad’

Things have never been so good for 29-year-old British actress Andrea Riseborough, whose career is rapidly ascending. Her talents have been displayed on screen at the Venice Film Festival, where the eagerly awaited film W.E. — directed by Madonna — has had its world premiere. Riseborough plays the American socialite Wallis Simpson, who married King […]

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Royal Roundup: Madonna Film Shows ‘Kinder, Gentler’ Wallis Simpson

More than seven decades after their distinctly anti-royal wedding, the romance between Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson continues to fascinate. One of those fascinated by the couple has been Madonna, who like Simpson, knows first-hand what it’s like to be an American celebrity in Britain. Madge has just written and directed her own movie, W.E., […]