MadonnaMadonna is planning a return to the big screen -- only this time, she'll be in the directors chair.

According to Variety, the singer/actress will direct the upcoming biopic 'W.E.,' based on the scandalous affair between King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson. Currently eyeing the role of Simpson is Vera Farmiga, who just picked up a Best Supporting Actress nomination for 'Up in the Air.'

Madonna -- who previously directed the 2008 film 'Filth and Wisdom' -- will also co-write the pic with Alex Keshishian of 'Truth or Dare' fame.
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