Topic: Streep
streep doubted hollywood
April 23, 2014

Streep doubted her Hollywood looks

New Jersey (BTG): Meryl Streep has confessed she once thought she was too ugly to become an actress. The three time Oscar winning actress  hailed as an inspiration to women  accepted an honorary degree at Indiana University in Bloomington and during a question and answer session ...

meryl streep play rock
March 27, 2014

Meryl Streep to play rock star

NEW JERSEY (BTG): Meryl Streep is set to play an ageing rock star in new indie flick Ricky And The Flash. The comedy drama will be directed by Jonathan Demme, who won a best director Oscar for The Silence of the Lambs, from a script by Juno writer Diablo Cody, according to The Wrap. Meryl, 64, will ...

house commons doors meryl streep
March 06, 2014

House of Commons to open doors to Meryl Streep

AFPLONDON-Britain’s House of Commons will open its doors to a commercial film crew for the first time next month in a bid to raise cash, welcoming Meryl Streep for a movie about the suffragettes, officials said Tuesday.The Oscar-winning actress is appearing alongside Carey Mulligan and Helena ...

streep grateful oscar nomination
February 16, 2014

Streep ‘very grateful’ for 18th Oscar nomination

AFPPARIS -US actress Meryl Streep, nominated for her 18th Oscar for “August: Osage County”, on Friday said she was “very grateful” to be in the running despite having won three times.Streep stars in the black comedy drama along with Julia Roberts as the “toxic” ...

society devalues women meryl streep
January 18, 2014

Society devalues older women: Meryl Streep

NEW JERSEY  - Meryl Streep thinks society devalues older women. The ‘August: Osage County’ actress - who received a record 18th Academy Award nomination yesterday for her role in the drama - joked that she is past her prime at the age of 64 because of the emphasis placed on looks ...

streep standing ovation ny
November 28, 2013

Streep given standing ovation in NY

NEW YORK: Meryl Streep is brilliant as a domineering, drug-addicted, cancer-suffering grandmother in her latest film “August: Osage County” but she won’t pretend to have the worst job in the world. Star of the film and given a standing ovation at a pre-release screening in New ...

streep niro star
August 08, 2013

Streep, Niro to star in new film

NEW YORK: Oscar winners Meryl Streep and Robert De Niro, who last appeared together on screen nearly 20 years ago in “Marvin’s Room,” will star in the film adaptation of Ann Leary’s best-selling novel “The Good House,” its producers has said. It will be the ...

streep donates $,000 .. school
March 01, 2012

Streep donates $10,000 to R.I. school

The morning after actress Meryl Streep walked off with an Oscar many bet would go to Viola Davis, Streep gave a cash-strapped school in Rhode Island a $10,000 donation in Davis’s honour, the school’s founder said on Tuesday.Davis, 46, has been a champion for now-bankrupt Central Falls, ...

artist’ streep win baftas
February 14, 2012

‘The Artist’, Streep win big at BAFTAs

THE Artist has continued its awards season dominance by winning seven 2012 Orange BAFTA Film Awards.The black and white homage to silent cinema, which centres on a Hollywood actor struggling to make the transition to talkies, took home BAFTAs for ‘Best Film’, ‘Director’ and ...

streep set bafta glory ‘iron lady’
February 13, 2012

Streep set for BAFTA glory in home of ‘Iron Lady’

LONDON  - The cinema spotlight shines on London for the BAFTA awards on late Sunday, with silent movie-era romance “The Artist” a hot favourite for best film and Meryl Streep’s portrayal of Margaret Thatcher in “The Iron Lady” poised to win leading actress.The ...

streep hits red carpet
January 05, 2012

Streep hits red carpet

LONDON  - Meryl Streep, whose portrayal of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in “The Iron Lady” is tipped for an Oscar, takes to the red carpet Wednesday for the film’s European premiere in London.Streep’s performance as the grocer’s daughter who ...

Meryl Streep, Neil Diamond honoured in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama revealed a secret crush and Caroline Kennedy crooned to her namesake song on Sunday at the Kennedy Centre Honours, which celebrated actress Meryl Streep and singer Neil Diamond. The annual awards program, which also honoured singer Barbara Cook, jazz ...

Thatcher Refuses Meet Meryl Streep
February 14, 2011

Thatcher refuses to meet Meryl Streep

MARGARET Thatcher refused to meet actress Meryl Streep to discuss a new film about the former Prime Minister over fears that it could distort her 11 years in power. The makers of The Iron Lady wanted Miss Streep to talk about the project with Lady Thatcher so that she could copy her accent and ...