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Meryl Streep Accuses Politicians Of Ignoring Her Gender Equality Letter

Back in June (15), the actress sent a note to all 535 politicians along with a copy of an equal rights book, calling for the country's laws to be amended to make sure women can...

Meryl Streep Has No Rock Career Plans

The Oscar winner took lessons, practised for months, and even received some tutoring from rock legend Neil Young to join musician/actor Rick Springfield as part of a band in the comedy. However,...

Mamie Gummer Is A 'Guard Dog' For Meryl Streep

Mamie Gummer is her mother Meryl Streep's ''guard dog'' as she has taken on the responsibility to protect her from intrusive fans. The 32-year-old actress accepts her world famous parent will always attract a lot...

Diablo Cody: I'm 'Obsessed' With Rick Springfield

Diablo Cody is ''obsessed'' with Rick Springfield.The 'Ricki and the Flash' screenwriter has admitted she was thrilled to work with the rock star as she thinks he has the ''charisma'' movie stars lack.She said: ''I'm...

Meryl Steep For Britannia Award

Meryl Streep, Sam Mendes and James Corden will be honoured at the Britannia Awards.The stars are the first to be named by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles for the ceremony,...

Meryl Streep, Sam Mendes And James Corden Among First British Academy Britannia Awards Recipients

The stars will be feted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in California on 30 October (15). Streep has been picked...

Top 10 Highest Paid Male Actors Make 119% More Than Top 10 Female Actors

Jennifer Lawrence has been named as the highest paid female actor in the world in Forbes’ 2015 list. Lawrence made $52 million over the past year, pre-tax and fees. Whilst Lawrence’s grand fortune is certainly...

Meryl Streep: Every Day Is A Comrpomise

Meryl Streep believes ''every day is a compromise'' for working women.The 66-year-old actress - who has grown up children Mamie, Grace, Louisa and Henry with husband Don Gummer - has successfully balanced her award-winning career...

Ruby Rose: Our Likeness Must Be Frustrating For Justin Bieber

Ruby Rose thinks her likeness to Justin Bieber must be ''frustrating'' for him.The 'Orange is the New Black' star has acknowledged she looks similar to the 'Boyfriend' hitmaker and confessed she has heard he regularly...

Rick Springfield Vows To Make Up For Axed Shows

The Jessie's Girl hitmaker was offered a role in comedy-drama Ricki and the Flash by director Jonathan Demme but he had to cancel gigs Down Under because they clashed with the shooting schedule....

Meryl Streep's New Film Dedicated To Bass Player

Rick Rosas, who plays Buster opposite the Oscar winner's rocker character Ricki, lost his battle with cancer in November (14), shortly after filming wrapped on the Jonathan Demme project and there's a special...

Meryl Streep Learns A New Skill For Ricki And The Flash

At age 66, Meryl Streep continues to add to her bag of acting tricks. For her role as an ageing rocker in Ricki and the Flash, she took a crash course in guitar playing from...

Rick Springfield Nearly Passed On Ricki And The Flash Audition

The Jessie's Girl star was approached by director Jonathan Demme to play a guitarist in Streep's onscreen band, and although Springfield was thrilled at the prospect of working with the two Oscar winners,...

Neil Young's Guitar Lesson For Meryl Streep

Neil Young taught Meryl Streep to play guitar.The 'Into The Woods' star has revealed she got tips on how to play the instrument from the 'Heart Of Gold' hitmaker in a 45-minute private lesson.She said...

Meryl Streep Took First Guitar Lesson With Neil Young

The Into the Woods star plays a failed musician in the movie and had to cover several songs by artists including Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty live.Streep also had to take guitar lessons...

Meryl Streep Praises Daughter Mamie Gummer's Acting Talent

Meryl Streep has applauded her daughter for being the ''real deal'' in their new movie 'Ricki and the Flash'.The 66-year-old actress plays the lead role as a retired rock star (Ricki) who returns home to...

Meryl Streep Couldn't Talk To Daughter On Movie Set

Demme asked the Academy Award winner to avoid her daughter while filming, but the request led to an awkward environment because he forgot to inform Gummer. Streep says, "I was...

Meryl Streep Invited To Join Bono Onstage

The Oscar winner covers one of the band's songs in her new film, Ricki and the Flash, and she believes Bono was impressed by her live cover and was reaching out when he...

Robin Wright Doubts Her Acting Talent

Robin Wright doesn't believe she is a great actress.The modest Hollywood star has had a string of successful movies in her career since starring in 'The Princess Bride' in 1987, including 'Forrest Gump' and 'Moneyball',...

Stars Urge Amnesty International To Drop Sex Trade Proposal

The actresses, also including Anne Hathaway, Emma Thompson and Alison Williams, joined human rights activists to voice their opposition to the charity's Draft Policy on Sex Work report, which endorses decriminalisation of the...

Emma Stone Turned Into Crazed Skin Lotion Lady On Steroids

The Birdman star struggled with throat and voice issues while playing Sally Bowles in Cabaret and she turned to drugs to help control swelling, but the steroids worked a little too well -...

Meryl Streep Writes To Congress For Equal Rights

Meryl Streep has written to Congress urging them to support the Equal Rights Amendment.The 'Into the Woods' actress has sent a letter to every member of Congress along with a copy of the book 'Equal...

Meryl Streep Urging U.s. Lawmakers To Revive Equal Rights Amendment

The amendment was passed by U.S. lawmakers in 1972 and the heads of 35 states have subsequently ratified it, but three more states must support it before it can become part of the...

Proud Mother Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep is proud her daughters pursued acting careers.The 65-year-old actress knows that living up to her own success and achievements is a ''burden'' for Gracie and Mamie Gummer, so she is impressed that didn't...

Meryl Streep On Relationship Success

Meryl Streep and her husband are the ''perfect odd couple''.The 'Into the Woods' actress has been married to sculptor Don Gummer - with who she has four children - for 36 years and says their...

A Week In Movies: Cannes Kicks Off, Tomorrowland Premieres, Cameras Roll In Miami And Trailers Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Meryl Streep And Anne Hathaway

The 68th Cannes Film Festival kicked off on the French Riviera this week with acting icon Catherine Deneuve, who stars in the opening night film Standing Tall. She was joined on the red carpet by...

The Devil Wears Prada Musical In The Works

Tony Award-winning producer Kevin MCCollum revealed he is in the process of turning the hit 2006 movie into a musical, thanks to his recent partnership with 20th Century Fox bosses. The Devil...

Carey Mulligan Inspired By Meryl Streep

Carey Mulligan finds Meryl Streep ''incredibly inspiring''.The 29-year-old actress stars with the 65-year-old screen legend in new movie 'Suffragette' and thinks the older star is a ''heroine'' to most women in their profession and uses...

Meryl Streep Makes 'Significant' Contribution To The Writers Lab

Meryl Streep has made a ''significant'' contribution to a new screenwriters venture for women aged over 40.The Oscar-winning actress, who recently starred in the Disney movie 'Into the Woods', has thrown her considerable influence and...

Meryl Streep Funds Women's Writing Lab

The Writers Lab will help to provide opportunities to female screenwriters over the age of 40 and will be accepting submissions from 1 May (15). Writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood, producer Caroline Kaplan...

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