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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.

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.

Feb 12
2005

Academy Award winners Meryl Streep and Marisa Tomei, and comedienne Sarah Jones, are featured in a public service announcement spot by Equality Now. Scheduled to premiere on Lifetime Television at the end of December 2004, the PSA will also air on other cable stations throughout 2005. Visit Equality Now for more info on the foundation and to see the spot.

Jan 20
2005

Meryl is among many celebrities, including Liam Neeson, Kate Winslet, Ewan McGregor, Charlize Theron and Marcia Cross, who auction the dresses they wore to the Golden Globes in order to raise money for the Tsunami victims. Meryl’s auction page can be found at C Market

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”.