Over 200 additional pictures from the Los Angeles premiere of “August: Osage County” have been added to the image library. Also, lots of additional pictures from last month’s press conference in London have been added as well. Enjoy the new additions.
The 25th Palm Springs International Film Festival is honoring three-time Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep with its Icon Award. The actress, who won her Academy Awards for 1989′s “Kramer Vs. Kramer,” 1982′s “Sophie’s Choice” and 2011′s “The Iron Lady,” will receive the festival’s honor at its awards gala Jan. 4 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. Streep has already received lead actress nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Golden Globes and Critics’ Choice Movie Awards for her performance as matriarch of a dysfunctional family in “August: Osage County,” which opens Dec. 27. “We’re overjoyed to recognize Meryl Streep for yet another Oscar-worthy performance in ‘August: Osage County,” festival chairman Harold Matzner said in a statement. Streep joins previously announced Palm Springs honorees Sandra Bullock, Bruce Dern, Tom Hanks, Matthew McConaughey, Steve McQueen, Thomas Newman, Lupita Nyong’o, Julia Roberts and the cast of “American Hustle.” Additionally, Meryl has been named Best Actress by the Nevada Film Critics Society for “August: Osage County”. Many thanks to Frank and Snafu for the heads-up.
This morning, Meryl was interviewed on GMA. The segment is rather brief (I wonder why these things become sooo short, where did the in-depth interviews go…), anyway, they dished about the film, Oscar appearances and holiday plans. The interview can be watched in the video archive, screencaptures have been added to the image library.
This morning, Meryl has attended “The View” to talk about “August: Osage County”. She dished on the dynamics of an ensemble cast, her character’s wit, and what friend’s remark made her accept the part of Violet Weston. The full interview can be watched in the video archive. Screencaptures have been added to the image library. Don’t miss Meryl on tomorrow’s Good Morning America.
Videos from the Los Angeles premiere and press conference of “August: Osage County” have been added to the video archive. There’s coverage from E! and Entertainment Tonight with cast interviews, as well as a compilation of various reports on the premiere. On the same day, a press conference was held with Meryl, Margo Martindale and Abigail Breslin. Enjoy the new clips.
As previously reported, Meryl will be a guest on “The View” tomorrow. She’ll also attend Good Morning America on Friday, December 20. Expect clips and caps from both appearances here after their broadcast. Thanks to Tena for the heads-up.
The Giffoni Film Fest will honor award-winning actress Meryl Streep at its 44th festival, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The festival will be held July 18-27, 2014. Based in the village of Giffoni Valle Piana, it is Europe’s oldest and largest event focused on young movie and music lovers. The festival’s lineup is typically unveiled in June, but artistic director Claudio Gubitosi released a few of the anticipated highlights in advance. Streep, who previously attended the festival in 2001, will be honored with the Giffoni Fellowship Award. The 2014 festival, which will use the theme “Be Different” and will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the 125th anniversary of the birth of Charlie Chaplin; it will also feature a marathon of Marvel-related productions, including a special night of superheroes.
Filming for “The Giver” has wrapped, and Meryl has been in Los Angeles yesterday with the cast and crew of “August: Osage County” for the film’s premiere. Over 440 pictures have been added to the image library. Videos and more will follow with the next updates. And there’ll be more public appearances: On December 19, Meryl will be a guest on “The View”.