It has been announced that Emilia Clarke will be starring the lead in An Ideal Wife. The film will be directed by Sophie Hyde, who directed Leo Grande and Good Luck to You. Clarke will be essaying Constance Lloyd, the wife of Irish children’s author, Oscar Wilde.
According to Deadline, the film will explore Lloyd’s marriage and the repercussions when she learned that her husband was homosexual.
The film is Clarke’s return to the big screen after the 2019 holiday romcom, Last Christmas, co-starring Henry Golding. Little is known about the project at the moment and further details such as the primary cast and crew are expected to be unveiled in the months to follow.
In addition to An Ideal Wife, Clarke has The Amazing Maurice, The Pod Generation, and the Marvel series, Secret Invasion, coming up.