Meg Wolitzer and Jane Anderson on “The Wife’s” 14-Year Journey to the Screen

Meg Wolitzer and Jane Anderson on “The Wife’s” 14-Year Journey to the Screen

I read Meg Wolitzer’s “The Wife” about a decade ago, and it is one of those books that sticks with you. I was convinced it’d make a great movie — so much so that I emailed Wolitzer to ask if it had been optioned. She said it had and that Jane Anderson (“Olive Kitteridge”) was writing...