Back in mid-December filming wrapped on the forthcoming drama, The Wife. The film centres around writer Joan Castleman and the split from her Nobel Prize winning husband. In the starring role of the woman at the end of her tether is Glenn Close and below you can see the very first look image of Close in the role.
The film was adapted by Jane Anderson from Meg Wolitzer’s novel of the same name, and shot for seven weeks in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stockholm with Berlin Silver Bear winner, Björn Runge at the helm.
Glenn Close, who has had a illustrious career to date with roles in Fatal Attraction, Damages, Albert Nobbs, Dangerous Liaisons, and the recent Guardians of the Galaxy. She stars alongside Jonathan Pryce (The Man Who Invented Christmas, Taboo, Game of Thrones, Listen Up Philip) as her overbearing husband who simply does not know how to look after himself.
The man who seems to be everywhere at the moment, Max Irons (the son of Jeremy Irons and star of The White Queen, Tutankhamun and The Riot Club) joins the Castleman family as their troubled son and Christian Slater (Mr Robot, Nymphomaniac: Vol I & II, True Romance) features as an aspiring biographer and journalist, determined to uncover the Castleman family secret.
The Wife First Movie Image
The Wife Official Synopsis
The Wife, with its wise and provocative tone, hinges on a revelation for Joan Castleman, who is married to one of those men who think they own the world… but has no idea how to take care of himself or anyone else. He is also one of America’s pre-eminent novelists, about to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature; and the flawlessly gracious Joan, who has spent forty years ignoring her own literary talents to fan the flames of his career, has decided she’s had enough. The Wife reveals a famous marriage that is brought to breaking point.