VIDEO: Meryl Streep Talks AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY on 'The View'
Academy Award winning actress Meryl Streep recently stopped by ABC's THE VIEW to talk about fighting with Julia Roberts in her gritty new film, August: Osage County. The actress, who calls her latest character 'mean as a snake', also revealed the career she almost pursued before acting. Check out the appearance below!
Starring Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Abigail Breslin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliette Lewis, Margo Martindale, Dermot Mulrooney, Julianne Nicholson, Sam Shepard and Misty Upham the film adaptsTracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name.
Hitting theaters nationwide this month, 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 byJohn 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.