Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Madonna Film: God Save the Queen for Real

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My colleague Baz Bamgiboye reported from London in Friday’s UK Daily Mail:

“Madonna’s film “W.E.,” a fantasy based on the Abdication Crisis and what became of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, will be full of what one could term pure ‘Madge’ touches.

Madonna, who has become an expert on the constitutional matters of our country through her research for the film, which begins shooting soon, has included some surreal moments in her screenplay.

She has the Sex Pistols song, “Anarchy,” blasting away during a scene set in 1935. In another segment, she has the Duchess, now 70, twisting away to the Sex Pistols’  “God Save The Queen” as her pugs nip at her heels, while her husband, the former King Edward VIII, lies dying on the other side of the room.”

All I can say is, I cannot wait for this movie! Madonna: Action!

Roger Friedman
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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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