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Meryl Streep to Play Margaret Thatcher

1 July 2010 6:05 AM, PDT | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

Meryl Streep is in talks to reteam with her "Mamma Mia!" director Phyllida Lloyd for "Iron Lady," a biopic of the controversial and long-governing former British prime minister. Jim Broadbent is in talks to play Margaret Thatcher's husband, Denis, for the pic, which is being produced by Pathe and Film4. The film is set in 1982 and tracks Thatcher as she tries to save her career in the 17 days preceding the 1982 Falklands War. The 2 1/2-month war was a turning point for the prime minister, who, after the victory, saw her approval ratings double and went on to win a second term.Damien Jones ("Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll") is producing and came up with the story with Brian Fillis, who wrote the screenplay, which was originally developed with BBC Films.If a deal is completed, the role of Thatcher would be the highest-profile character yet tackled by Streep, who has garnered »

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