W.E. is a film directed and co-written by Madonna which premiered on February 3, 2012 in the United States. Madonnas song "Masterpiece" was featured in the soundtrack for the film.


"Two parallel stories, the first is that of King Edward VIII, who abdicated in order to marry American Wallis Simpson. The second, and today, is that of a married woman, obsessed with the character of Simpson and lives a torrid affair with a Russian security guard "1 2


  • Annabelle Wallis as Arabella Green.
  • Abbie Cornish as Wally Winthrop.
  • Natalie Dormer as Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.
  • Andrea Riseborough as Wallis Simpson.
  • James D'Arcy as King Edward VIII.
  • James Fox as Jorge V.
  • Katie McGrath as Lady Thelma Furness.
  • Laurence Fox as Bertie.
  • Oscar Isaac as Evgeni.
  • Richard Coyle as William.
  • David Harbour as Ernest.
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