Tag Archives: Margaret Thatcher

First Look: Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher

With Superman currently being played by a Brit, it’s only fair trade that one of Britain’s best-known politicians would be portrayed by Yankee, right? Acting goddess Meryl Streep is steeling up to play former British Prime ...

Jim Broadbent Chats Meryl Streep and ‘The Iron Lady’

English actor Jim Broadbent is currently on the silver screen in British director Mike Leigh‘s new drama, Another Year (read Leah Rozen‘s stellar review here), where he plays a good-natured geologist named Tom.

Meryl Streep to Highlight ‘Iron Lady’ Margaret Thatcher’s Softer Side

Two-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep is set to star as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in an upcoming biopic about her days in office preceding the Falklands War in the 1980s. The strong-willed Thatcher, who served the UK ...

Meryl Streep as Thatcher: Why Not Cast a Brit?

The Hollywood Reporter says Meryl Streep could be cast as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, a biopic to be helmed by Streep’s Mamma Mia director, Phyllida Lloyd. Fellow Oscar winner Jim Broadbent ...