New Poster Released for Meryl Streep Movie ‘Ricki and the Flash’


Diablo Cody is well known for her work on films about powerful and difficult women. Juno, Jennifer’s Body and Young Adult are just a few of her writing credits. Next up is the film Ricki and the Flash starring acting legend Meryl Streep. Streep plays a hard rocker, alongside real life daughter Mamie Gummer. A poster has been released for the film:


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Here’s the official synopsis:

Meryl Streep takes on a whole new gig – a hard-rocking singer/guitarist – for Oscar®-winning director Jonathan Demme and Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody in Ricki and the Flash.  In an original and electrifying film loaded with live musical performances, Streep stars as Ricki Rendazzo, a guitar heroine who made a world of mistakes as she followed her dreams of rock-and-roll stardom.  Returning home, Ricki gets a shot at redemption and a chance to make things right as she faces the music with her family.  Streep stars opposite her real-life daughter Mamie Gummer; Rick Springfield, portraying a Flash member in love with Ricki; Kevin Kline as Ricki’s ex-husband; and Audra McDonald as Kline’s new wife.

Ricki and the Flash comes to theaters August 7, 2015.


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