George Clooney to Produce Movie Version of August: Osage County With Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts
The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play centers a family whose lives have splintered until a crisis brings them back together in the clan's home and its dysfunctional matriarch (to be played by Streep). Roberts will play one of her daughters.
Streep's many stage credits include Mother Courage and Her Children, The Seagull, Happy End, and The Cherry Orchard. She has won Academy Awards for her work in The Iron Lady, Kramer vs. Kramer and Sophie's Choice.