After over three decades in the film industry, even taking on starring turns in movie musicals Mamma Mia and the upcoming Disney adaptation of Into The Woods, it's hard to imagine there's nothing that Meryl Streep can't do. But now the three-time Oscar winner is seriously learning to play the guitar for her next film.
The 65-year-old actress will actually be playing and singing in Ricki and the Flash, a movie about a struggling rocker, written by Diablo Cody, the Oscar-winning sreenwriter of Juno.
"Everything you hear, the band has to play and Meryl has to play," Cody tells The Hollywood Reporter. "Watching her come along has been really inspiring."
The film is centered on Streep's character trying to reconnect with her neglected kids. She will star opposite her real-life daughter, Mamie Gummer. This will be the first time the pair have shared the screen since 1986's Heartburn—Mamie was just 20 months old.
Watch the video to see Meryl and Mamie's first on-screen moment together. You can catch Meryl next as The Witch in Into The Woods. The films debuts Christmas Day.
What do you think of Meryl as a rockstar?
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