Mar 10
2005

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.

Feb 16
2005

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.

Jan 17
2005

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”.

Dec 20
2004

Meryl Streep has received a Golden Globe nomination as Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for “The Manchurian Candidate”. She shares this category with Cate Blanchett (The Aviator), Laura Linney (Kinsey), Virginia Madsen (Sideways) and Natalie Portman (Closer). This is Streep’s 20th nomination for the Golden Globe, holding the record as most nominated actor in Globe history (she’s also the most Oscar-nominated actress of all times). The Golden Globes will be handed out on January 16, 2005. Congratulations!

Nov 15
2004

According to ComingSoon.net, Meryl Streep has decided to drop out of Columbia Pictures’ “All the King’s Men”, based on the novel by Robert Penn Warren, reports Variety. Another actress is expected to be announced for the project soon. Streep was set to play Sadie, the aide to Willy Stark. The full article can be read here.

Oct 01
2004

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Meryl Streep is in negotations to join Sean Penn, Kate Winslet, Marc Ruffalo and Jude Law in Columbia Pictures’ remake of “All the King’s Men”. Visit their site to read the whole article. Yet, there is no official statement by Columbia Pictures.

Sep 19
2004

Congratulations to Meryl Streep on winning the Emmy Award for “Angels in America”. Leading the award show as a favorite with 21 nominations, “Angels” scored awards in every category it was nominated for, including honors as Best Television Movie, for Mike Nichols, Tony Kushner and its actors Al Pacino, Mary Louise Parker and Jeffrey Whright. With a total of 11 wins, “Angels in America” ties the record as most awarded film in the Emmy history with “Eleanor and Franklin” (1976).

Sep 16
2004

According to ComingSoon.net, the rumors are true that Sandra Bullock dropped out of “Prime” and is replaced by Uma Thurman. The film has been further joined by Bryan Greenberg as Meryl Streep’s son and Annie Parisse as Thurman’s best friend. An official announcement on Uma is not yet out, as Paramount Pictures still lists Bullock.

Sep 02
2004

The 2004 Venice Film Festival will show “The Manchurian Candidate”. Director Jonathan Demme and his cast, Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep and John Voigt are expected to attend the festival and the film’s photocall on September 02, 2004. “The Manchurian Candidate” will run out of competition.

Aug 04
2004

Various sources, including an interview with USA Today, has mentioned Meryl’s involvement with the next Robert Altman film, “Prairie Home Companion”. The article quoted her to “play half of a female country music duo. It used to be a trio and might have been a quartet. We keep losing members”. Shooting begins in January 2005. Yet, Meryl’s involvement hasn’t been officially announced.