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Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts cast in August: Osage Country

Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts have been cast as mother and daughter in an adaptation of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play August: Osage County, Deadline reports. John Wells (The Company Men) will direct Streep as Violet Weston, a pill popping matriarch, and Roberts as her strong-willed, eldest daughter Barbara. Letts has […]

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Corporation games – The Company Men review

The Company Men – Starring Ben Affleck, Tommy Lee Jones and Chris Cooper. Directed by John Wells. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. John Wells‘ The Company Men is not ferocious enough. This is a film that attempts to depict the widespread layoffs of 2008/09 – the ones that crippled families and businesses across America, and […]

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