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  August 8th, 2005       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

Yet another movie rumor. According to Variety, Paramount Pictures has set “Nip/Tuck” creator and exec producer Ryan Murphy to write and direct an adaptation of John Jeter’s play Dirty Tricks, with Meryl Streep starring as Martha Mitchell, the whistle-blowing wife of Nixon chief of staff John Mitchell. Murphy, who will produce with Plan B’s Dede Gardner and Brad Pitt, has put together a strong cast with Annette Bening, Gwyneth Paltrow and Jill Clayburgh. Read the full article in the Forum or at Variety.com.

  July 21st, 2005       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

John A. Davis, writer and director on Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, will bring John Nickle’s kids’ book The Ant Bully to the big screen as a CG-animated film, it was announced today. The story is about a boy who floods an ant colony with his water gun, then is magically shrunk to insect size and sentenced to hard labor for his crime. Nicolas Cage, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Paul Giamatti, Lily Tomlin, Cheri Oteri, Alan Cumming, Regina King, Ricardo Montalban, and Zach Tyler Eisen will lend their voices to the project. Warner Bros. will distribute with a planned release date of August 4, 2006. The film will also be distributed on IMAX screens..

  July 21st, 2005       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

Meryl will again participate in Charlie Kaufman’s “Theatre of the New Ear”, this time at UCLA Live’s Royce Hall, Sept. 14-16. Her original co-stars, Hope Davis and Peter Dinklage are also on board. You can visit UCLALive.org for more information. Full article can be read at Playbill Online.

  July 12th, 2005       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

It’s now confirmed that Meryl is shooting Robert Altman’s “A Prairie Home Companion”. Also on board is an all-star cast featuring Woody Harrelson, John C. Reilly, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Kline, Tommy Lee Jones, Virginia Madsen and Lindsay Lohan.

  May 6th, 2005       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Meryl Streep has signed on to star in the upcoming fashionista comedy The Devil Wears Prada. The movie is based on Lauren Weisberger’s best-selling novel about a young woman who goes to New York to work for an all-powerful magazine editor named Miranda Priestly (Streep). Weisberger did a stint as an assistant to Vogue editor Anna Wintour.

  April 21st, 2005       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

According to Playbill News, Meryl will be seen in yet another stage production: During a press conference announcing the Public Theater 2005-06 season, new artistic director Oskar Eustis revealed that film star Meryl Streep will headline a new production of Brecht’s classic Mother Courage, to be staged in Central Park in summer 2006. Read the full article at Playbill News

  April 3rd, 2005       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

According to ContactMusic.com, Oscar-winner Marcia Gay Harden and John Goodman have joined the star-studded cast of “Theater of the New Ear” (which will be also taped for later broadcast on satellite radio) – in New York City on 28-30 April (05). They will join the previous announced actors in a reading of “Sawbones” by filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen and “Hope leaves the Theater”, by Charlie Kaufman. Both Harden and Goodman starred with Meryl in “The Seagull”.

  March 10th, 2005       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

I’m proud to announce that Meryl is officially announded to take part in “Theater of the New Year”, to be performed at St. Ann’s Warehouse on April 28, 29, 30, and at the Royal Festivall Hall on May 13, 2005. Visit their websites for more information on the play.

  February 16th, 2005       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

According to ContactMusic.com, Meryl is in talks to join “Adaptation” screenwriter Charlie Kaufman in a production to be performed on London’s South Bank. The play, provisionally titled “Music to a New Ear”, is a double bill and is said to involve the considerable talents of the Coen Brothers. The “Fargo” producers have also chosen Hollywood actor Philip Seymor Hoffman to be part of the show. No official statement has been done yet.

  January 17th, 2005       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

Meryl has received a Best Supporting Actress nomination for her work in “The Manchurian Candidate” by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. She shares the category with Cate Blanchett (The Aviator), Heather Craney (Vera Drake), Julie Christie (Finding Neverland) and Natalie Portman (Closer). The awards will be handed out on February 12, 2005. Streep has won the BAFTA Award in 1982 for her performance in “The French Lieutenant’s Woman”.

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