Sony Pictures Sets January Home Release for ‘The Wife’

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release the critically acclaimed drama The Wife digitally Jan. 22, and on Blu-ray and DVD Jan. 29.

Based on the novel by Meg Wolitzer, the story provides a revealing look into the 40-year relationship of Joan and Joe Castleman, (Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce) and the world of literature for female writers. As Joe is about to be awarded the Nobel Prize for literature, the win threatens to expose the details and arrangements that define their marriage.

The cast also includes Christian Slater, Max Irons and newcomer Annie Starke, the daughter of Close, who plays the younger Joan Castleman.

Close has earned a number of awards plaudits for her role, including a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Motion Picture — Drama.

The digital, Blu-ray and DVD releases of The Wife include the featurette “Keeping Secrets:  Glenn Close on The Wife,” plus two Q&As: “In Conversation With Cast of The Wife: Q&A featuring Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Annie Starke, Christian Slater and Björn Runge” and “Q&A with author Meg Wolitzer and Glenn Close.”

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