Meryl Streep has received a nomination as Best Female Actor in a Television Movie or Mini-Series for “Angels in America”. She shares this category with Anne Bancroft and Helen Mirren (both nominated for “Tennessee Williams’ The Romance Spring of Mrs. Stone”) and her fellow co-stars Emma Thompson and Mary-Louise Parker, who also catched nominations for “Angels”, which scored a total of six nominations. The Screen Actors Guild Awards air live on TNT on February 22, 2004.
The Internet Movie Database has published first release dates for the upcoming “The Manchurian Candidate”, including October 21, 2004 for Germany, October 29, 2004 for the UK and November 03, 2004 for France, a US release date is not yet given. A US release date for “Lemony Snicket A Series of Unfortunate Events” is sheduled for December 25, 2004. Also, Meryl’s upcoming performances in “Chaos”, “Flora Plum” and “Prime” are still unconfirmed
Meryl has been mentioned with a nomination for the Golden Globe as Best Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television for her work in “Angels in America”. She shares the category with Judy Davis (The Reagans), Jessica Lange (Normal), Helen Mirren (The Romance of Mrs. Stone) and Maggie Smith (My House in Umbria). “Angels in America” received 6 more nominations for Best Picture (Television), Al Pacino, Mary- Louise Parker and the supporting actors Ben Shenkman, Patrick Wilson and Jeffrey Wright. The Golden Globes are handed out on January 25, 2004
The first installment of the HBO miniseries “Angels in America” took 4.2 million viewers under its wings Sunday, making it the premium cable channel’s highest-rated movie this year. The three-hour block, which premiered at 8 p.m., drew an 8.6 household rating/12 share in HBO homes. “Angels” held up well over its running time, dipping only as low as an 8.1 at its lowest point of the evening. Report is courtesy Yahoo.
Meryl Streep was one of the many celebrity attendees, including Dan Aykroyd, Sissy Spacek, Kim Cattrall, among others, of the 2003 Kennedy Center Honors. Meryl and Candince Bergen also introduced honoree Mike Nichols on stage. Other winners included Loretty Lynn and James Brown
As it was rumored for some time now through the news that Meryl would appear in the Farrelly brother’s new comedy “Stuck on You”, it’s really true as the film’s Official Site states her appearance in the Production news and with a nice photo. She will play herself appearing in a musical version of “Bonnie and Clyde”. Learn more about Meryl’s part at the Official Site
Catch the current issue, Debemer 5 2003, of Entertainment Weekly, which features Meryl and Al Pacino on the cover and plenty exclusive stuff inside. Visit their Official Website for more info
Playbill Online reports that Meryl Streep will receive the Actor’s Fund of America’s Lee Strasberg Artistic Achievement Award on November 17, 2003, during the fund’s Razzle Dazzle Gala. Visit Playbill Online to read the article.
The stars of “Angels in America”, Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson and Mary-Louise Parker attended the world premiere of the six-hour mini-series, yesterday in New York. “Angels” celebrates its television premiere on December 07, 2003
Jim Carrey, Meryl Streep, Jude Law and Jennifer Coolidge will star in “Lemony Snickets A Series of Unfortunate Events”, which is based on Daniel Handler’s children’s book series. The book follows the Baudelaire orphans – Violet, Klaus and Sunny – on a series of adventures and unfortunate turns while mix-ing it up with the evil Count Olaf, Meryl Streep is announced to play Aunt Josephine. Shooting starts this November, Brad Silberling directs for Paramount