Back in the 1970s, the budding actress Meryl Streep played a woman murdered by the Nazi’s in the TV miniseries Holocaust.
Four decades of existence, the star of the Post and The Iron Lady is back on the small screen, Big Little Lies.
Streep will join fellow Oscar winners Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon in the hit HBO drama.
According to HBO, Streep will play the mother of Alexander Skarsgard’s character, the “concern for the well-being of its children’s children.”
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This is far from her first role on TELEVISION. Here are some of the other shows, it has managed to adapt, when she’s not starring in movies acclaimed and win Oscars.
In 1994, Meryl makes an appearance in Springfield as Jessica Lovejoy, the reverend’s daughter, who briefly becomes the girlfriend of Bart.
Streep said that she had accepted the role to impress his children. “It gave me more credibility in my house that everything I’ve ever done,” she was quoted as saying at the time.King of the Hill
Streep does a voice of another appearance five years later, in a 1999 edition of the Fox animated sitcom.
In A Beer can Named Desire, she played Esme Dauterive, a matriarch of the Louisiana and plantation owner with the thickest of Southern accents.Angels in America
Streep has won an Emmy award, a Golden Globe and a SAG award for his multiple roles in HBO’s epic adaptation of Tony Kushner’s two-part play.
The 2003 miniseries seen him play a variety of parts, among them, a gay Mormon mother, the ghost of Ethel Rosenberg and an impressive beard Rabbi.Web Therapy
Meryl has popped up in a number of episodes of Lisa Kudrow’s improvised online comedy series as Camilla Bowner, a shrink who specializes in gay conversion therapy.
“She came up with the character, she arrived and she was incredibly good,” Kudrow told the chat show host Jimmy Kimmel in 2012.The Nix
In 2016, it was reported that Streep was featured in a TV adaptation of Nathan Hill’s bestseller about a woman whose attack on a presidential candidate invites his ex-son to pen a tell-all biography.
“Nothing in Hollywood is set in stone until it is actually carried out, so that we are in the process of turning him around,” said Hill last year. “But I hope that we will get the green light.”
Streep is cast in Big Little Lies marks something of a family reunion, given that Alexander Skarsgard’s father Stellan played a former boyfriend of hers, in 2008, Mamma Mia.
Prior to the Big Little Lies returns in 2019, Meryl also be seen in Mamma Mia! Here We go Again, the long-awaited sequel to his Abba on the theme of mega-smash.
Speculation is swirling that Streep is dungaree-wearing Donna is now dead, and only appears in the film in flashbacks.
Take a look at the latest trailer and decide for yourself.
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Kidman – who won a string of awards for her performance in ” Big Little Lies including an Emmy and Screen actors Guild award hosted Streep on Instagram.
Welcome to the #BigLittleLies of the family of Ms. Streep – can’t wait xx
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Laura Dern, who won a Golden Globe and an Emmy for his work in the show, has also expressed his joy at the announcement, saying its “action dream”.
Witherspoon, meanwhile, has said she was “beyond thrilled that Streep was joining the cast, adding that Monterey – the spectacle of the Californian setting – had “hold”.
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Don’t expect Streep to swear off film for good. Currently, to be seen in the Oscar hopes of The Post, it will be back on the big screen later this year in Mary Poppins Returns.
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