What's The Downside To Working With Meryl Streep?


Chris Cooper and Meryl Streep memorably shared the screen in 2002's Adaptation, and they're co-starring once again in the hotly anticipated August: Osage County (out December 25). ETonline scored an exclusive clip from the cast's LA Times Envelope Screening Series, in association with EPIX, Q&A where Cooper gushes about the multitude of bonuses working with Meryl affords.

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"What [the audience doesn't] get to see is the masterclass is watching Meryl give us a different take on the scene that we're doing," Cooper says. "She'll do the drugged-up version, she'll do the nasty under belly, she'll do the comic version, she'll do so many. That must be such a delight for the director when it comes to putting this together. He's got all these choices and can go on a great ride."

Check out the video to hear director John Wells reveal the only downside that comes from working with Meryl Streep!

For more on The Los Angeles Times' The Envelope Screening Series, in association with EPIX, click here!