Here’s a new trailer for Madonna’s directorial debut W.E. which tells the story of Edward VII and his scandalous affair with Wallis Simpson. It’s not suprising given Hollywood’s fascination with our royalty and the sucess of The King’s Speech but quite why they’ve opted for a parallel modern story on top of that is a bit of a mystery.
The trailer’s also got an excessively mawkish “inspiring” soundtrack which isn’t doing it any favours. I kept expecting it to break into Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.
It’s out on January 20th but in the mean time, have a look at the trailer and see what you think.