This Article is From Feb 20, 2014

Meryl Streep to play political activist

Meryl Streep to play political activist

Meryl has won an Oscar for playing Margaret Thatcher. Image courtesy: AP

Highlights

  • After playing the Iron Lady, actress Meryl Streep is set to play a political activist in a new movie.
  • Meryl Streep, who won an Oscar for playing Margaret Thatcher, will play early 1900s women's rights icon Emmeline Pankhurst in “Suffragette”, reports hollywoodreporter.com.
  • The project, which also stars Carey Mulligan, will go on floors next week.
  • Carey Mulligan is roped in to play the young feminist, who becomes violent after growing frustrated with the Suffragette movement's peaceful protests.
London: After playing the Iron Lady, actress Meryl Streep is set to play a political activist in a new movie.

Meryl Streep, who won an Oscar for playing Margaret Thatcher, will play early 1900s women's rights icon Emmeline Pankhurst in "Suffragette", reports hollywoodreporter.com.

The project, which also stars Carey Mulligan, will go on floors next week.

Carey Mulligan is roped in to play the young feminist, who becomes violent after growing frustrated with the Suffragette movement's peaceful protests.