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TriStar lands Meryl Streep rocker movie 'Ricki and the Flash'
TriStar lands Meryl Streep rocker movie 'Ricki and the Flash'

Get ready for Meryl Streep to strap on a guitar and rock out. The 18-time Oscar nominee is set to play the lead role in the upcoming rock 'n' roll dramedy "Ricki and the Flash," which TriStar Productions announced it has acquired. In the film, to be directed by Jonathan Demme ("The Silence of the Lambs," "Philadelphia") from a script by "Juno" writer Diablo Cody, Streep will play a grocery store checkout lady by day and by night a fading rock musician who has one last chance to reconnect with her estranged family. PHOTOS: Extreme celebrity weight transformations for roles Tom Rothman, chairman of TriStar Productions, said in a...

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