25 March 2014 2:32 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Is there a finer actress around these days than Meryl Streep?  The woman oozes class and brings a gravitas to every film she’s a part of. Gravitas may not be something that’s needed for the latest role she’s signed on for though; an indie comedy drama from Juno scribe Diablo Cody entitled Ricky And The Flash.

Very little is known about the project just yet, it doesn’t have distributor backing as present, but a basic storyline has been revealed.  Streep will play an ageing rock-star (she proved her pipes in Mamma Mia) who tries to reconnect with her family when one of her children is faced with an ugly divorce.

Jonathan Demme, diretor of not-so comedic movies including Silence Of The Lambs, Philadelphia and Rachel Getting Married is set to direct and Marc Platt, currently working alongside Streep as a producer on Into The Woods will »

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