The Weinstein Co. will release Madonna’s “W.E.” on Dec. 9 in New York and Los Angeles.Film will expand to additional markets that month with a wide release planned by mid-January. Pic is Madonna’s feature directorial debut. Singer co-wrote the pic with Alek Keshishian. Film stars Abbie Cornish, Andrea Riseborough, James D’Arcy and Oscar Isaac. Story centers on a woman searching for true love who draws inspiration from the romance between Wallis Simpson and Britain’s King Edward VIII. Madonna and Kris Thykier with Scott Franklin exec producing. Madonna is repped by CAA and Untitled Entertainment.