AUDIO: First Listen- Meryl Streep Sings 'Bad Romance' in RICKI AND THE FLASH
Streep's gone Gaga.
In her new film RICKI AND THE FLASH, Meryl Streep plays a rock star who is trying to mend broken relationships with her family while maintaining her rocker identity. Below, get a first listen to one of the tracks from the film, Streep's cover of Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance"!
Meryl Streep (INTO THE WOODS) takes on a whole new gig - a hard-rocking singer/guitarist - for Oscar®-winning director Jonathan Demme and Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody in Ricki and the Flash. The film, co-starring Kevin Kline, Mamie Gummer, 6-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, Sebastian Stan and Rick Springfield hits theaters on August 7th.
In an original and electrifying film loaded with live musical performances, Streep stars as Ricki Rendazzo, a guitar heroine who made a world of mistakes as she followed her dreams of rock-and-roll stardom. Returning home, Ricki gets a shot at redemption and a chance to make things right as she faces the music with her family. Streep stars opposite her real-life daughter Mamie Gummer; Rick Springfield, portraying a Flash member in love with Ricki; Kevin Kline as Ricki's ex-husband; and Audra McDonald as Kline's new wife.