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The Simply Streep Archives has gathered details on all of Meryl Streep's feature films, television, theatre and voice narration, and also features an extensive library of articles, photographs and video clips. You can browse the collection by Ms. Streep's career or through a year-by-year summary.
Aug 08
2005

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.

Jul 21
2005

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..

Jul 21
2005

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.

Jul 12
2005

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.

Jun 15
2005

Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep are in talks to star in the comedy First Man, according to Variety. Diane English will make her feature directing debut on the movie which is being eyed for a 2006 production start. De Niro would play a Ted Turner-like mogul who puts his career on hold to run a presidential campaign for his wife. When she becomes the first woman to occupy the White House, he’s suddenly faced with a significant role reversal. No official statement is given yet.

May 06
2005

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.

Apr 21
2005

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

Apr 03
2005

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”.

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.

Mar 04
2005

According to Variety, Jennifer Aniston and Meryl Streep are rumored star in Sheldon Turner’s upcoming adaptation of Kim Wozencraft’s novel “Wanted”, the story of a female cop (Aniston) in Texas who is framed for narcotics trafficking and sent to prison. Her cellmate is a war protester (Streep) who’s renounced violence, and the two plot an escape. No official statement on this project has been done yet.