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Meryl Streep Will Receive Icon Award at Palm Springs Festival

Meryl Streep takes a break from her press duties for her new movie August: Osage County to do some holiday shopping on Thursday afternoon (December 19) in New York City.

The 64-year-old three-time Oscar-winning actress was just announced as the Icon Award winner at next month’s 25th Palm Springs International Film Festival.

“We’re overjoyed to recognize Meryl Streep for yet another Oscar-worthy performance in August: Osage County,” said festival chairman Harold Matzner in a statement. “Meryl Streep’s portrayal of Violet Weston, the matriarch of a dysfunctional family reunited by a tragic incident, will be remembered in her long list of iconic character roles.”

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Julia Roberts & Meryl Streep: 'August: Osage County' L.A. Premiere!

Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep pose together at the premiere of their latest film August: Osage County held at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on Monday (December 16) in Los Angeles.

The two beautiful ladies were joined by their co-stars Julianne Nicholson, Juliette Lewis, Abigail Breslin, and Margo Martindale.

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Last week, Julia was all dressed up while attending the premiere of the film in New York City.

During a recent appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman, Julia shared that she was not planning on having any more children. Check out the interview below!

FYI: Julia is dressed head to toe in Givenchy and a Pomellato ring.


Julia Roberts – ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’

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Meryl Streep Wears Long Gray Wig for 'The Giver'

Meryl Streep is spotted in character as Chief Elder in her long gray wig and blue skirt suit on the set of her movie The Giver last week in Cape Town, South Africa.

The 64-year-old actress’ character is described as the “authoritarian charged with keeping order in a society that seems utopian,” according to Deadline.

Here is how the movie is described: In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy (Brenton Thwaites) is chosen to learn from an elderly man (Jeff Bridges) about the true pain and pleasure of the “real” world.

The Giver will hit theaters on August 15.

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Julia Roberts & Meryl Streep: 'August: Osage County' Press Conference!

Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts take their microphones at an August: Osage County press conference on Monday (November 25) in New York City.

Later that day, the 64-year-old legendary actress attended the official academy members screening of August: Osage County alongside her cast members Abigail Breslin, Chris Cooper, Dermot Mulroney, Tracy Letts, Juliette Lewis, Julianne Nicholson, Margo Martindale, and director John Wells.

“This is what we really love. You’re dragged kicking and screaming into the house of pain, but you just really love being there, honestly,” Meryl told the crowd (via Variety). “It was hard but extremely satisfying.”

FYI: The screening was hosted by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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Meryl Streep as The Witch in 'Into the Woods' - First Photo!

Check out your first look at Meryl Streep as The Witch in the highly anticipated movie musical Into the Woods (via Entertainment Weekly).

The 64-year-old three-time Oscar-winning actress is playing the role originated by Bernadette Peters in the 1987 Broadway production.

Into the Woods is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella (Anna Kendrick), Little Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford), Jack and the Beanstalk (Daniel Huttlestone), and Rapunzel (MacKenzie Mauzy)—all tied together by an original story involving a baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt), their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them.

The film also stars Johnny Depp as The Wolf, Chris Pine as Cinderella’s Prince, Billy Magnussen as Rapunzel’s Prince, and Christine Baranski as Cinderella’s Stepmother.

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Julia Roberts & Meryl Streep: New 'August: Osage County' Trailer!

Check out Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep in the brand new trailer for their upcoming film August: Osage County.

The duo star in cinematic adaptation of Tracy Letts’ Tony-winning play which also stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Ewan McGregor, Dermot Mulroney, Juliette Lewis, Abigail Breslin, and many more.

Here’s a synopsis: A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman (Streep) who raised them.

Check out the film, out in theaters on December 25!

Meryl Streep & Alexander Skarsgard: 'The Giver' Co-Stars?

Meryl Streep is close to a deal to star as Chief Elder in the upcoming adaptation of Lois Lowry‘s book “The Giver!”

The 64-year-old actress would join Jeff Bridges for the film, which starts shooting in eight weeks in South Africa.

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Alexander Skarsgard and ShamelessCameron Monaghan are also in talks to join the cast, according to The Wrap.

“The Giver” is a “fantasy tale set in a dystopian society that fears freedom. All memory of human history has been erased, emotion does not exist and citizens’ professions are chosen for them.”

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