‘The Wife’ Trailer: Glenn Close in Meg Wolitzer Adaptation

Glenn Close's Latest Film

Sony Pictures Classics has released an official trailer for Glenn Close’s latest film, The Wife, adapted from Meg Wolitzer’s 2003 novel of the same name.

Directed by Swedish filmmaker Björn Runge, The Wife is written by Jane Anderson, who won the Emmy for “Olive Kitteridge” and is already gaining Oscar buzz.

Close stars as a woman who questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband (Jonathan Pryce), an author being awarded a Nobel Prize. Max Irons and Christian Slater co-star in the film, which first premiered in Toronto and Zurich last fall.

Check out the trailer below. The Wife opens in select US theaters on Aug. 3 with a nationwide rollout to follow.

Glenn Close's Latest Film

Joan Castleman (Glenn Close): a still-striking beauty with impeccable credentials, the perfect alpha wife. Forty years spent sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions to fan the flames of her charismatic husband Joe (Jonathan Pryce) and his skyrocketing literary career. Ignoring his infidelities and excuses because of his “art” with grace and humour.

Their fateful pact has built a marriage upon uneven compromises. And Joan’s reached her breaking point. On the eve of Joe’s Nobel Prize for Literature, the crown jewel in a spectacular body of work, Joan’s coup de grâce is to confront the biggest sacrifice of her life and secret of his career. She’s written every word.