Michael De Luca and Jami Gertz will produce
Based on the Robert Goolrick tome, the story is set in 1908 and follows a widower who places a newspaper ad for an “honest, reliable wife” but ends up with devious, dishonest women instead. Semi Chellas and Andy Kevin Walker penned the script.
Best known for helming “Nowhere Boy,” the WME-repped Taylor-Johnson has made her name over the years for a handful of shorts. “Wife” would mark her first major studio film.