As new productions begin to surface and rumors surrounding the casting begin to spread, we have got yet another one for you. If you haven’t guessed it yet from the title, Emilia Clarke is expected to take up the lead role in the upcoming feature film titled ‘An Ideal Wife’, produced by Chris Curling, Olivier Delbosc and Matthew Gledhill.
Clarke will potentially play the role of Constance Wilde, the wife of the famous Irish poet Oscar Wilde, a women who seemingly has everything, a famous husband, a celebrated life, success and children, yet feels like a mere spectacle, a sideshow. When her husband’s infidelity is revealed, Constance finally sees a chance to break free and when she crosses paths with Arthur Humphreys, a man connected to her husband, her life truly takes a dramatic turn as she finally begins to understand and live her life to the fullest.
The Latest Update
So far, there is no official information on the cast members who will be supposedly joining Clarke in this upcoming film. However, it is hinted that Sophie Hyde, known for her work in ‘Animals’ (2018) and ‘Good Luck to You, Leo Grande’ (2022) will be directing ‘An Ideal Wife’.
Clarke, who gained international popularity and adoration playing Daenerys Targaryen, the “Mad Queen” from HBO’S ‘Game of Thrones’. With her performance in movies such as ‘Me Before You’ (2016) and ‘Last Christmas’ (2019), we can definitely expect an astounding deliverance to Constance’s personality.
Claire Barré and Matthew Cormack is said to join Sophie Hyde as the writers of the film.
As the name of Clarke’s character and the plot line suggests, the movie is seemingly inspired from the real life incidents of Constance Lloyd’s marital life with Wilde.
Constance’s life records, in reality, makes one wonder what it must have been like for a woman to realize and live with the discoveries that she did not previously know about her husband for a majority of their marriage. Constance and Wilde’s relationship can be understood as a turbulent one indeed as history would suggest and it will be interesting to see Lloyd’s perspective of the same.
The tales of real life people are always interesting to read or watch upon as they show how even the greatest had vulnerabilities while the presumed ordinary might have been much more wiser and superior in certain aspects than one would have thought to be possible. The relationship between Constance and Oscar was something similar and it will fascinating to watch ‘An Ideal Wife’ unfold…………….when the movie is released of course!