| 'Hey You' Madonna |
Pop beauty Madonna has started shooting her new mini-movie in London.
The pop superstar is making a 30-minute film entitled 'Filth and Wisdom',
believed to be a comedy based on the star's own experiences.
A source said: "Shooting has just started and it's a chance for Madonna to
showcase another of her talents. It's just a short film at the moment but it
's expected to be a hit at film festivals."
Madonna, 48, hopes filming will wrap by July when she is due back in the
She said: "I hate to be such a tease, but you know how I am."
The mother-of-three - who directed the TV advert for her 'M by Madonna'
clothing line with high street chain H+M - held acting auditions for the
project last month.
Characters reportedly include an Indian chemist owner, a Jewish businessman,
and a failed ballet dancer who becomes a pole dancer.
Meanwhile, Madonna is to release a new song she has written for Live Earth.
The singer has penned 'Hey You' with super-producer Pharrell Williams and
intends to bring the record out before the July 7 global warming charity
concert at London's new Wembley Stadium.
Madonna - who is rumored to be headlining the event - will perform the song
at the music extravaganza and hopes it will become the anthem of the day.
The 'Hung Up' singer has been working with Pharrell on her new album, which
is due for release in November.
The hotly-anticipated LP will also include tracks Madonna has co-written
with Timbaland, the producer who has masterminded hits for some of the
world's biggest pop stars, including Justin Timberlake and Nelly Furtado.
Other acts expected to play at the concert include the Red Hot Chili
Peppers, Keane, the Beastie Boys, Black Eyed Peas, James Blunt and the Foo