Meryl Streep channels her inner rockstar.


Known for his work in “The Silence of the Lambs” and “Philadelphia”, Academy Award winning director, Jonathan Demme will take the in lead in directing the upcoming comedy drama “Ricki And The Flash”. The movie which slated for a release later this year, will be written by Oscar-winner Diablo Cody and will star Meryl Streep.


The three-time Academy Award winner will be channeling her inner rockstar as she will be playing the role of a hard-rocking singer and guitarist. “Ricki And The Flash” will be loaded with live musical performances by guitar heroine, Ricki Rendazzo (played by Streep) who made a world of mistakes as she followed her dreams of rock-and-roll stardom.


“Ricki And Flash” will also star Streep’s own offspring, Mamie Gummer who will be playing the role of Ricki’s daughter. The movie will also see Rick Springfield takes on the role of a Flash member in love with Ricki; and Kevin Kline as Ricki’s long-suffering ex-husband.

The film is produced by Cody, Marc Platt, Mason Novick and Gary Goetzman and executive produced by Ron Bozman, Adam Siegel, Lorene Scafaria and Ben Waisbren.

Watch the trailer for “Ricki And The Flash” here:

“Ricki And The Flash” is slated for release on 3rd September 2015.

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