Rumored project: Meryl Streep and Sridevi together in Cowboys and Indians?


Wall and Leider are in the process of getting together three-time Oscar winner and eight-time Golden Globe winner, Meryl Streep, with our own powerhouse performer, Padma Shri Sridevi, the winner of five Filmfare Awards. Our source indicates that the film is titled Cowboys And Indians and will be directed by 43-year-old Amy Redford, daughter of Hollywood legend, Robert Redford.

Sixty three-year-old Meryl and 50-year-old Sri are reportedly being considered for stellar roles — one representing the cowboys and the other, heading the Indians. As we write, Meryl has “shown interest” and so has Sri. The B-Town diva was last seen in English Vinglish (2012) and her superlative performance in the film is perhaps one of the reasons for her being considered for the prestigious project.

Sri, we hear, is in the process of reading the screenplay. Her manager,Punkej Kharbanda, said, “Yes, we are happy to have received a communication about a project with Ms. Meryl Streep.”

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Meryl Streep to speak at UMass Lowell


Legendary Actress to Present Program for Public, Campus

LOWELL, Mass. – Meryl Streep, considered by many to be the greatest actress of this generation, will speak at UMass Lowell in the latest installment of the Chancellor’s Speaker Series.

Streep, an Academy Award winner whose acting career has spanned five decades and more than 100 roles, will take the stage at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. Details on the program and tickets, which will be available to the public as well as the university community, will be announced at a later date.
The UMass Lowell Chancellor’s Speaker Series was launched last December with “A Conversation with Stephen King,” which drew a capacity crowd of more than 3,000 people to see the author in a rare personal appearance. As with the King event, Streep’s program will be a benefit for student scholarships. It is co-sponsored by the UMass Lowell English Department’s Theatre Arts Program and the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
“We are grateful to have someone of MerylStreep’s stature as the next participant in the UMass Lowell Chancellor’s Speaker Series, which brings people at the top of their fields to the university to speak to students and the community while helping to raise funds for scholarships,” said Chancellor Marty Meehan.
Since her debut in a 1977 TV movie, Streep – who holds the record for the most Academy Award and Golden Globe Award acting nominations – has established herself as one of the most prolific actresses in history, appearing in more than 50 films, as well as numerous stage productions. One of her trademarks has been portraying real people, from British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in “Iron Lady” to French chef Julia Child in “Julie and Julia” to whistleblower Karen Silkwood in “Silkwood.” She is also known for her perfectionism in preparing for roles, learning to play the violin and mastering countless dialects and accents.
Her many other notable movies include “The Deer Hunter” and “Kramer vs. Kramer” in the 1970s, “The French Lieutenant’s Woman” and “Sophie’s Choice” in the 1980s, “Postcards from the Edge” and “The Bridges of Madison County in the 1990s and “Adaptation,” “The Devil Wears Prada” and “Mamma Mia!” in the 2000s.
Streep continues to add to her credits, with three new films in production, including the screen adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim musical “Into the Woods,” and a fourth that will be in theaters later this year.
Streep has been recognized with acting’s top honors, including three Oscars, eight Golden Globes (also a record), two Emmys, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Cannes Film Festival award, two British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards and five New York Film Critics Circle Awards. She has also been nominated for a Grammy five times and a Tony Award. She was the youngest actor in history to receive the American Film Institute’s AFI Life Achievement Award and a Kennedy Center Honor. In 2010, President Barack Obama presented her with the National Medal of Arts.

WHTR Honors Meryl Streep with Artist of the Week Award


Who Has The Remote? announced Meryl Streep as the Artist of the Week. Following a news article in The Los Angeles Times that featured the actress’s tribute to the late Margaret Thatcher, WhoHasTheRemote.com honors Ms. Streep for her numerous accomplishments in film, television, and theater.

Who Has The Remote? honors actress Meryl Streep with its Artist of the Week award, an award given to actors who have gone above and beyond in their achievements in the entertainment industry. The actress has starred in films of many genres, including drama, biopic, comedy, and children’s movies. Prompted by a Los Angeles Times report on Streep’s remembrance of Margaret Thatcher, whom she portrayed in the 2011 award-winning film “The Iron Lady”, Who Has The Remote? takes a look at Ms. Streep’s numerous contributions to the entertainment industry.

Celebrated for her versatility and known best for playing strong female leads, Meryl Streep has become a household name. The actress has been nominated for seventeen Academy Awards, more than any other actor in history. Of the three Oscars that she won, the most recent was for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for  “The Iron Lady”. She has also been nominated for 27 Golden Globe awards, also a record-breaking achievement, and has won eight of those. Channels provided through cable and dish deals showcase her movies on a regular basis.

Ms. Streep has a special talent for portraying successful women in biography films. Her depiction of the beloved Julia Child in the 2009 movie “Julie & Julia” was delightful, and her aforementioned role as former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher earned her even more respect from fans. Her role as an editor-in-chief at a top fashion magazine in 2008’s “The Devil Wears Prada” showed her in the role of a different type of successful woman: the intimidating ice queen.

In addition to her distinguished career and great talent, Meryl Streep presents herself as a humble person. She makes light jokes at her own expense in her award acceptance speeches, while also displaying grace and eloquence. For her illustrious history in the entertainment industry, WhoHasTheRemote.com honors Ms. Streep with its Artist of the Week award.

Who Has The Remote? named actress Meryl Streep as its Artist of the Week. Known particularly for playing strong female leads, the actress has shown great versatility in different genres, while still presenting herself as a humble and charming person. Her award-winning performance as Margaret Thatcher in the 2011 film “The Iron Lady” was recently labeled as “the most enduring cinematic portrait of the former British prime minister” by the Los Angeles Times.

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Girl Rising official trailer + Golden Globes 2013, Mamie Gummer’s reaction


10×10 will also debut the trailer of their forthcoming feature film, Girl Rising, with voice performances by world-renowned actresses including Academy Award winner Meryl Streep, Academy Award nominee Anne Hathaway, and Selena Gomez. The film is directed by Academy Award nominee Richard Robbins. The film tells the extraordinary stories of girls from around the globe fighting to overcome impossible odds to realize their dreams.

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Finally the official trailer:

And this one I’ve already posted when it came out:

Also a few tweets about the project:

UNICEF, 10×10

Also you know after Jennifer Lawrence’s Golden Globes acceptance speech starting with ‘I beat Meryl’ quoting Bette Midler from ‘First Wives Club’, that’s what Mamie Gummer, Meryl and Don’s eldest daughter said:

Meryl Streep’s Daughter Didn’t Get Jennifer Lawrence’s ‘I Beat Meryl’ Joke, Either

So few people actually got Jennifer Lawrence’s “I beat Meryl” joke at the Golden Globes that she had to explain it on Letterman. Really — it wasn’t just Lindsay Lohan who was confused! In fact, Mamie Gummer, Streep’s daughter, told us at the opening of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof last night that the reference went over her head, too. “I thought she was just being cute,” she said. “I also didn’t realize that Jodie Foster was quoting Molly Shannon with that ‘I’m 50, I’m 50, I’m 50’ thing. There was a lot that was sort of lost on me.”

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Meryl Streep, George Clooney & More Announced as Golden Globe Presenters


The @todayshow tweeted today about Meryl Streep among other stars will be presenter at the 70th Golden Globe Awards this Sunday, Jan 13th. [Tweet] An article by People magazine reported it too:

It’s almost time to party!

George Clooney, Meryl Streep and Jennifer Garner are among the stars who will present at the Golden Globe Awards this Sunday, as Hollywood’s official award season kicks off at the Beverly Hilton.

The trio will also be joined as presenters by Smash‘s Debra Messing, according to a Tweet from the Today show, whose network, NBC, is airing the Globes.

More presenters were announced on theGlobes website. They include Jennifer Lopez, Amanda Seyfried, Kristen Wiig, Jeremy Renner, Will Ferrell, Kerry Washington, Nathan Fillion and Jason Statham.

The awards, held by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, are being co-hosted by Amy Poehler and Tina Fey.

Lincoln received the most nominations this year, with seven, followed by Argo and Django Unchained with five each, and Zero Dark Thirty,Les Misérables and Silver Linings Playbookwith four each.

The 70th Golden Globe Awards will air live on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, on NBC at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) from the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Golden Globe nominations 2013: Meryl Streep still has the touch


Meryl Streep is a perennial awards season favorite, having racked up a whopping 17 Academy Awards nominations and three wins, plus 27 Golden Globes nominations and eight wins. Most recently, her performance as Margaret Thatcher in 2011’s “The Iron Lady” won lead-actress honors at both ceremonies, upsetting Viola Davis of “The Help.”

Though Streep was expected to lie low as an award contender this year with her performance in the domestic drama “Hope Springs,” her nomination Thursday morning for a Golden Globe, for lead actress in a comedy or musical, shows that she still has the Midas touch.

The film, in which Streep stars opposite Tommy Lee Jones as a dissatisfied 60-something wife who convinces her husband to go into couples therapy, earned solid reviews (with a 73% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes) and receipts (grossing $63 million domestically) but isn’t exactly Oscar bait.

Earlier this year, the Times’ Glenn Whipp praised Streep’s performance in “Hope Springs” and groused, “the fact that Streep likely will be roundly ignored for her deeply felt turn … speaks volumes to the narrow range of movies and performances that academy members reward.”

Streep’s nomination will surely come as welcome news to her legions of fans, who rallied around the actress online a year ago. As determined by the Times’ Oscar Senti-Meter, which analyzed buzz on Twitter, Streep was by far the most popularactor or actress discussed on the social-networking site during the last award season.

Shortly after the announcement of this year’s Golden Globes nominations, Streep fans once again took to Twitter to express their delight. User @LapizSilkwood wrote, “Meryl Streep got her 27th nomination at the GG. I mean seriously, nobody will ever top that in a lifetime. Ever,” while @JeanMakhlouta wrote, “meryl streep could play batman and be the right choice. she’s perfection.”

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