Film

Christina Applegate Attempts Meryl Streep’s Most Challenging Roles

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Meryl Streep may be able to play anyone, but can anyone play Meryl Streep? Such is the question a new Lifetime movie about the actress’ turbulent life might raise, if such a movie were to exist, and if such a life were to be turbulent. Fortunately, Streep’s life and reputation both seem exceedingly solid, and unfortunately, this movie does not exist, but a Funny or Die parody of said hypothetical film does. 
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Nicholas Hoult Will Play J.D. Salinger in ‘Empire’ Creator Danny Strong’s Biopic

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Deadline reports that Nicholas Hoult has been cast as J.D. Salinger in the upcoming biopic, Rebel in the Rye. The first words of the synopsis could describe any biopic, claiming to explore Salinger’s “life and mind.” The film will depict the author’s life leading up to the birth of Catcher in the Rye, after which he stopped publishing his writing and chose to live in relative seclusion.
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