Saturday, February 12, 2011

The Iron Lady: Meryl as Margaret

From BBC News:
Film fans have been given their first glimpse of Hollywood actress Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in upcoming film The Iron Lady.

Shooting has just begun on the film, written by Sex Traffic's Abi Morgan and directed by Mamma Mia's Phyllida Lloyd.

The film follows Baroness Thatcher as she broke through class and gender barriers to become prime minister.

The film also stars Jim Broadbent as Denis Thatcher. The cast also includes Richard E Grant and Anthony Head.

1 comment:

Auron Renius said...

I grew up in Wales in the 80s when she closed all the mines, ruining people’s livelihoods and creating mass unemployment in areas that didn't vote for her. She was a bad leader, not concerned with the needs of the country as a whole; I think I’ll be giving this one a miss.