Feb 25
2012

According to published reports, the lineup has been announced for the Rainforest Fund benefit concert on April 3rd at Carnegie Hall. The concert will feature Sting, Elton John, Meryl Streep, James Taylor, Katharine McPhee, Bryn Terfel, Rosanne Cash, Vince Gill and other surprise guests. In addition to the concert, there will also be a gala dinner and live and silent auctions. Tickets for the event go on sale on Monday, February 27. For more information visit www.carnegiehall.org. In 1989, Sting and Trudie Styler founded the organizations jointly known as Rainforest Foundation. Since then the Foundation has been supporting indigenous peoples and traditional populations of the rainforest in their efforts to conserve their land and defend their rights. Since 2008, the importance of rainforest protection as a contribution to preventing climate change has received much international attention. Thanks to Glenn for the news.

Feb 22
2012

Meryl Streep will present at the 84th Academy Awards ceremony, telecast producers Brian Grazer and Don Mischer announced today. Streep joins a stellar list of previously announced Oscar presenters, including Halle Berry, Rose Byrne, Bradley Cooper, Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Michael Douglas, Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Zach Galifianakis, Tom Hanks, Angelina Jolie, Milla Jovovich, Ellie Kemper, Jennifer Lopez, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Maya Rudolph, Emma Stone and Kristen Wiig. Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 will be presented on Sunday, February 26, from the Hollywood & Highland Center® and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.

Feb 14
2012

Meryl has been in Germany to attend the Berlin International Film Festival, or Berlinale in short. Together with director Phyllida Lloyd and co-star Jim Broadbent, she has attended a photocall and premiere for “The Iron Lady”. Before the screening started, Meryl was awarded with the Honorary Golden Bear for her exceptional career. Over 300 pictures have been added to the image library. More information, pictures and videos will follow. Enjoy!




Feb 14
2012

Press release courtesy The Daily Beast. From March 8 though 10, remarkable leaders from every field will gather in New York City for Newsweek & The Daily Beast’s third-annual Women in the World Summit. Hosted by Tina Brown, Diane von Furstenberg, Jane Harman, Leymah Gbowee, Sheryl Sandberg, Meryl Streep, Lauren Bush, Nizan Guanaes, Maya Harris, Mellody Hobson, and Judith Rodin, the event will feature three days of storytelling by trailblazing women, and encourage creative solutions to the challenges facing women and girls across the globe. From brave women dissidents who toppled Middle East regimes to former secretary of state Madeleine Albright on war’s harrowing impact on women; from an inspiring look at how girls are harnessing social media to transform adolescence to IMF chief Christine Lagarde on the global economy’s next act; from a hard look at domestic slavery to frank discussions with firebrands including Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, feminist icon Gloria Steinem, broadcast legends Barbara Walters and Christiane Amanpour, and activists from around the world, the 2012 summit promises to reveal the vital stories that are often ignored—and to provoke action. According to their lineup, there will be a special tribute by Meryl Streep on March 10.

Feb 07
2012

According to Deadline Hollywood, Oscars host Billy Crystal, Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Tom Hanks and many others will join Jimmy Kimmel Live: After The Academy Awards live on ABC from the El Capitan Theatre on Sunday February 26th. Helen Mirren, Charlize Theron, Don Cheadle and Cold Play will also be on hand for the shenanigans that begin following the Oscarcast and local news.

Feb 02
2012

According to Entertainment Weekly, the first round of presenters has been confirmed for the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Meryl Streep, Kirsten Dunst, William H. Macy, and Rashida Jones will take part in the Seth Rogen-hosted ceremony held on February 25. It airs that night at 10 p.m. ET on IFC. The Artist and Take Shelter lead the nominations. Thanks to Frank for the heads-up!

Jan 28
2012

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts announced the winners of its newly launched AACTA International Awards recognizing International Achievements in Film at an intimate awards Ceremony at Soho House. The Artist was awarded Best Film, lead actor, Jean Dujardin, was awarded Best Actor. Meryl Streep was awarded the AACTA International Award for Best Actress for her role in The Iron Lady. Meryl has attended the award, so pictures will be added later today. Thanks to Frank for the heads-up! Edit: Over 100 pictures from the event have been added to the image library.


Jan 26
2012

No matter if Meryl will take home another Screen Actors Guild Award on Sunday or not, according to the SAG’s recent press release, she’ll take the stage anyway – as a presenter. The Screen Actors Guild Awards Executive Producer Jeff Margolis has announced that Actor® recipients including Tina Fey, Kevin Bacon, Kenneth Branagh, Jean Dujardin, John Krasinski, Kyra Sedgwick, Meryl Streep and Michelle Williams are to present at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. They join an already impressive list of actors who are honoring their colleagues, including Kyle Chandler, Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray, Judy Greer, Larry Hagman, Armie Hammer, Ed Helms, SAG President Ken Howard, Regina King, Julianna Margulies, Natalie Portman, Maya Rudolph, Octavia Spencer and Dick Van Dyke. The 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® will take place at the hrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles and be simulcast live on TNT as well as TBS on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT).

Jan 26
2012

The presenters for the 2011 Theater Hall of Fame induction ceremony have been announced, according to a report in The New York Times. Estelle Parsons will host the event, which will be held at the Gershwin Theater on Monday, January 30. Jane Alexander, Brian Dennehy, Liza Minnelli, Phylicia Rashad, and Meryl Streep will serve as presenters at the induction ceremony, which honors theater professionals for lifetime achievement. The 2011 Theater Hall of Fame inductees are actors Tyne Daly and Ben Vereen; directors Daniel Sullivan and Paul Sills (the latter of which is a posthumous honor); costume designer Ann Roth; and producers George White, Elliot Martin, and Woodie King Jr.

Jan 15
2012

Yesterday, Meryl has attended the BAFTA Los Angeles’ 18th Annual Awards Season Tea Party. It’s not the regular champagne-fuelled showbiz bash though; it’s a daytime tea party where an array of Golden Globe nominees sip Earl Grey and nibble on finger sandwiches and scones with jam and cream. Meryl was spotted with colleagues Leonardo DiCaprio and Viola Davis, and chatting to Andy Serkis and Jane Seymour. Find all pictures in the image library.