In addition to Madonna, W.E. film stars Andrea Riseborough, James D’Arcy, Oscar Isaac, David Harbour, and other special guests attended the premiere.
According to the film synopsis:
Madonna’s W.E. is a beautifully crafted, passionate tale about the search for true love in the modern world, viewed through the prism of one of history’s most fabled romances. The year is 1998, and Manhattan is abuzz with anticipation about the upcoming auction of the estate of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. But the auction is far more than a diversion for Wally Winthrop (Abbie Cornish), a transplanted Southerner trapped in an unhappy and abusive marriage. Transfixed by the exquisite artifacts of the Windsors’ lives, Wally becomes obsessed with the love story of Wallis Simspon (Andrea Riseborough), the chic, charismatic American who captured the heart of King Edward VIII (James D’Arcy). As she learns more about the sacrifices Wallis made in choosing to be with Edward, Wally finds the courage to follow her own heart and create her own happiness.
Watch the official film trailer for W.E. here.
“W.E. Music from the Motion Picture” will be released digitally by Interscope Records on January 31. The Weinstein Company will release W.E. in select cities on February 3.