Emilia Clarke To Play Oscar Wilde’s Wife In Sophie Hyde’s ‘An Ideal Wife’

Washington [US]: Hollywood celebrity Emilia Clarke is ready to megastar as Irish author Oscar Wilde’s spouse, Constance Lloyd, in filmmaker Sophie Hyde’s upcoming film ‘An Ideal Wife’.

According to Deadline, the film charts the tale of Oscar Wilde’s marriage to Lloyd, a creator and activist, and the sexual awakening she skilled after getting to know that Wilde was homosexual. Lloyd died in 1898 at the age of 40 while dwelling in exile in Genoa, Italy, along with her sons. They had left London and modified their surname to Holland to distance them from the scandal of Oscar Wilde’s imprisonment for homosexual acts in 1895, stated Deadline.

During her life, Lloyd posted books on children’s literature and contributed to newspapers and journals. She changed into additionally a campaigner in the modern get-dressed reform movement.

As consistent with Variety, ‘An Ideal Wife’ is being produced by using Olivier Delbosc at Paris-primarily based Curiosa Films, Chris Curling at Zephyr Films within the U.K. And Matthew Gledhill at Wheelhouse Productions.

The film will mark Clarke’s first large display screen credit score since the 2019 excursion romcom ‘Last Christmas’ directed by Paul Feig. The film starred Clarke alongside Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, and Emma Thompson, who also co-scripted the flick.

Clarke’s upcoming projects encompass “McCarthy,” Vaclav Marhoul’s film about the disgraced American senator Joseph McCarthy, wherein she will be able to star contrary Michael Shannon, according to Deadline.

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