VIDEO: Meryl Streep, Margo Martindale & Abigail Breslin on Bringing AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY to the Big Screen
Three of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY's leading ladies, Meryl Streep, Margo Martindale, and Abigail Breslin, recently sat down with Deadline's Pete Hammond following a screening of the film. Below, check out the interview and what they had to say about making the film!
Starring Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Breslin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliette Lewis, Martindale, Dermot Mulrooney, Julianne Nicholson, Sam Shepard and Misty Upham, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY tells the dark, hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.
Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name made its Broadway debut in December 2007 after premiering at Chicago's legendary Steppenwolf Theatre earlier that year. It continued with a successful international run and was the winner of five Tony Awards in 2008, including Best Play. AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY is directed by John Wells (THE COMPANY MEN) and features an all-star cast, including Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Abigail Breslin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliette Lewis, Margo Martindale, Dermot Mulroney, Sam Shepard and Misty Upham