Meryl Streep could play anything at this point and she’d get an Oscar nomination for it (a Sondheim-singing witch, Julia Child, etc.). Here, she’s a guitar player with an estranged family to reconnect with. Jonathan Demme directs an original script by Diablo Cody.
Ricki and the Flash opens August 7.
Yep, you’re reading that right. Ang Lee’s first film was a perfect thing, so why not extend the legacy, risks be damned? Regardless, there’s a good chance the fight scenes will be killer, with Kill Bill’s stunt coordinator Yuen Woo-ping in the director’s chair.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2 opens August 28.
You might also like
- The best new movie releases in January
- Max Max: Fury Road's George Miller on his post-apocalyptic classics and Mel Gibson
- 10 reasons why Mad Max: Fury Road is the best blockbuster of 2015
- The Dardenne brothers interview: ‘The body is very important’
- Chris Rock interview: 'I wanted to do funny shit with friends'