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Meryl Streep Teams With J.j. Abrams For New Tv Series

The Oscar-winning Doubt star will front the limited series, about a college professor who pens a scathing profile about his estranged hippy mother after she makes the headlines for staging a violent protest...

Marvin's Room Play Heading To Broadway

The comic play, written by playwright Scott MCPherson, is set to begin previews at New York's American Airlines Theatre next June (17), with its limited engagement ending in August (17). The show...

Meryl Streep's Music Teacher Was Transgender

The actress has become an outspoken supporter of gay and transgender rights and admits she grew up in New Jersey surrounded by artistic people who were clearly gay or transitioning....

Hugh Grant's Sudden Stage Fright Left Him Fumbling And Mumbling On Movie Sets

The Notting Hill star announced his retirement some years ago but he was brought back to movies by director Stephen Frears and the thought of playing Meryl Streep's husband in Florence Foster Jenkins....

Meryl Streep Hates Critics

The Florence Foster Jenkins star was making her theatrical debut at Lincoln Center in a play called called Trelawny of The Wells when the joy of performing suddenly fell flat, thanks to a...

Lin-manuel Miranda To Pen Little Mermaid Songs

Lin-Manuel Miranda is to work with Oscar-winning songwriter Alan Menken on music for the live action version of 'The Little Mermaid'.Disney has decided to pair the creator of the Broadway musical 'Hamilton' with long-time Walt...

Hugh Grant To Receive Zurich Film Festival Award

The Notting Hill actor has been named the recipient of the festival's prestigious Golden Icon Award in recognition for his career achievements. "Hugh is as beloved a star as there is...

Meryl Streep Wants Amy Schumer To Play Her In Biopic

The Oscar winner was asked who she would like to play her on the big screen in the film of her life during a recent interview with The Huffington Post, and the Mamma...

Meryl Streep's Dnc Speech Was Inspired By The Lost Women Of History

The Oscar winner was one of a host of famous faces supporting presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton in Philadelphia last month (Jul16), as the former First Lady made history by becoming the first female...

Idris Elba's Crush On Meryl Streep

Idris Elba has a crush on Meryl Streep. The 43-year-old actor admitted he became so star-struck when he met the 67-year-old actress that he could barely speak. Idris said: ''My celebrity crush is Meryl Streep....

Meryl Streep Made Director Give Up His House After Film Snub

The director, who worked with Meryl on The French Lieutenant's Woman, cast Jessica Lange as the country music star instead and Streep admits she was very upset. "Karel was a friend of...

Meryl Streep Is Awful At Golf

Meryl Streep has revealed she's ''terrible'' at golf.The 67-year-old actress admitted she sulked and ''went home'' when she tried the sport for the first time and didn't manage to connect the club with the ball.Speaking...

Meryl Streep Wants To See A 'Revolutionary' Gender Swap Version Of Hamilton

The three-time Academy Award winner is currently promoting her new movie Florence Foster Jenkins, in which she plays a not-so talented opera singer dying to sing at Carnegie Hall. And speaking about the type of...

Meryl Streep Shocked Unsuspecting Extras With Bad Movie Singing

The Oscar winner takes on the titular role in the movie, which is based on the true story of New York heiress and socialite Jenkins, who had aspirations to become a famous soprano....

Meryl Streep Is Confused Between Snapchat And 'Sexting'

Meryl Streep has confused Snapchat with ''sexting''. The 67-year-old actress has admitted she used the app without realising what it was, because she thought the social media outlet, which allows you to send a picture...

Meryl Streep Open To Devil Wears Prada Sequel

Meryl Streep would be up for doing a 'Devil Wears Prada' sequel if the script was ''interesting'' enough.The 67-year-old actress - who played outrageous magazine editor Miranda Priestly in the romantic drama - joked that...

Meryl Streep's Singing Struggle

Meryl Streep found it ''surprisingly easy'' to sing badly in 'Florence Foster Jenkins'.The 67-year-old actress takes on the lead role in the movie about the opera singer hopeful and admits she found it ''great fun''...

Meryl Streep Swims A Mile Every Day

Meryl Streep tries to ''swim a mile every day'' to stay healthy.The 67-year-old actress wants to keep in the best shape she can at her age and finds doing laps of the pool is the...

Hugh Grant Has To Hit The Bottle Before Movie Dance Scenes

The 55-year-old self-confessed perfectionist admits he hates dancing, and it takes a lot for him to be in the mood. He even hated performing the dance scene in the 2003 romantic comedy Love Actually, but...

Meryl Streep In Talks To Join Cast Of 'Mary Poppins' Sequel

The hotly-anticipated sequel to Mary Poppins looks like it will boast a star-studded cast when it eventually arrives, with reports that Meryl Streep is set to join the project. Variety reported on Thursday (July 28th)...

Meryl Streep Fears Every Film Will Be Her Last

Meryl Streep used to fear that every film would be her last. The 67-year-old actress' biggest concern when she hit was that she wouldn't be cast in any more movies, but she is proud she...

Meryl Streep Circling Mary Poppins Sequel

The British actress is set to play the titular nanny in the follow-up, titled Mary Poppins Returns, and now multiple reports suggest her The Devil Wears Prada co-star Streep will take on the...

Meryl Streep Shows Support For Hillary Clinton With Rousing Dnc Speech

Oscar winner Meryl Streep showed her support for Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, with a powerful speech noting the women in history who had accomplished “firsts” with "grit and grace.”Meryl Streep...

Meryl Streep Delivers Passionate Speech As Hillary Clinton Makes History

The 67-year-old actress was one of a host of famous faces to back Hillary at the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Also present as Hillary made history by becoming the first...

Sigourney Weaver To Be Honoured At Spanish Film Festival

The 66-year-old actress has been selected as this year's recipient of the Donostia Award by bosses at the world renowned movie event. Sigourney will receive the award, which has been given out...

Meryl Streep Named Britain's Favourite Actress Of The Past 20 Years

Meryl Streep, Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford have topped the list of the nation's favourite stars.The 'Devil Wears Prada' star triumphed in Sky Cinema's vote of the best female actress of the past 20 years...

Anne Hathaway Celebrates 10th Anniversary Of 'The Devil Wears Prada'

Anne Hathaway celebrated the 10th anniversary of The Devil Wears Prada on Instagram, Thursday by posting a tribute to “the movie that changed my life.” The 2006 comedy drama took over $300 million at the...

Meryl Streep 'Terrified' The Devil Wears Prada Screenwriter

Meryl Streep ''terrified'' the screenwriter of 'The Devil Wears Prada' with her portrayal of Miranda Priestly.The movie recently celebrated its 10th anniversary and Aline Brosh McKenna says the Oscar-winner actress was so convincing in her...

Anna Kendrick: 'Fans Don't Expect Me To Be Like Perfect Taylor Swift'

The quirky actress has become known for her eccentric one liners on Twitter, and never shies away from telling it like it is. She memorably shocked fans when she joked about masturbating in the back...

Meryl Streep Promotes Girls' Education In Morocco

The Oscar winner and education advocate was in Marrakesh to share her wisdom with high schoolers as part of Mrs. Obama's Let Girls Learn initiative, which encourages female education and empowerment. Streep,...

Over the course of her career, Meryl Streep has won three Academy Awards, two for Best Actress and one for Best Supporting Actress. She has been nominated for an additional three Best Supporting Actress awards, and a tremendous thirteen additional Best Actress nominations. Her wins come from 1979's 'Kramer Vs Kramer', 1982's 'Sophie's Choice', and 2011's 'The Iron Lady'. She is often in the news whenever awards seasons are taking place, as a nomination is likely, and win is probable.

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